VAPING PREVENTION & EDUCATION
For Students: Classroom Assignments and Facts about Vaping
You'll find your classroom assignments on this page, but the learning doesn't have to stop there. You'll also find some basic information about vaping and e⁠-⁠cigarettes—Vaping 101—and questions that teens frequently ask about e⁠-⁠cigarettes and addiction.
Student Activities for Lesson Plans
Find activities assigned by your teachers to complete in class or online. See the steps you should take to complete the assignment, understand what you need to do to complete the activity, and how the activities will be graded.
SIGNS OF VAPING ADDICTION
Is It Time To Get Help Quitting?
Do you or someone you know need help quitting? Click here to answer a few questions and find out.
My Vaping Mistake: Videos of Real Teen Experiences
Watch real teens tell their stories and find out exactly how their lives have been impacted by e⁠-⁠cigarette addiction.
Vaping FAQs for Students
What is nicotine?
Nicotine is a highly addictive chemical found in cigarettes and most vapes, and it can harm your brain. You may have heard that "it's no big deal" to vape once in a while, but vaping is not harmless. When you vape nicotine, you risk becoming addicted. Learn about the very real health and safety risks that you are exposed to each time you vape.
Use the lesson plan activities to learn about the consequences of vaping and help prevent vaping in your school and community.
How easy is it to become addicted to nicotine?
You can get hooked on nicotine faster than adults because your brain is still developing. In fact, the younger you are when you start using tobacco/nicotine products, the more likely you are to become addicted. Once you're addicted, it can be hard to quit.
Most teens that vape on a regular basis started by trying a flavored vape. People who start vaping with a flavored product are more likely to become regular users. Learn how to avoid vaping or get help with quitting.
Where do you turn if you're looking to quit?
Being honest with yourself about addiction is tough, and quitting is hard, but you're not alone. Don't be afraid to ask your parents, teachers, or doctor for help. Also, there are numerous online resources to help you quit. Remember: It's never too late to get help.
Reaching for my vape has become a habit. What can I do to stop?
Sometimes people vape when they feel stressed, but vaping does not make stress or anxiety go away. Stress is a normal part of life, and sometimes it feels overwhelming. Stress can lead to feelings of worry, nervousness, or panic. There are healthy ways to manage stress. Use these resources to learn how you can create healthy habits in place of vaping.