Youth vaping is threatening to addict a new generation of young people on nicotine.
In an effort to address this, the BC Lung Association partnered with Fraser Health Authority to develop health education resources for youth to provide an opportunity to explore their thoughts and perceptions about vaping.
The toolkit's purpose? 1) To raise awareness and increase the knowledge of educators, and 2) To help guide youth towards making informed decisions with respect to using vaping products.
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An overview of vaping products, contents of vapor, and the health effects associated with vaping. Intended to be displayed in classrooms, school hallways and bulletin boards to grab the attention and raise awareness. To download the full version, click here.
Frequently Asked Questions
A series of commonly asked questions and answers about vaping products. To download the full version, click here.
Vaping Products Information for Parents
A resource for parents and caregivers that includes tips on how to start a dialogue about vaping, as well as potential vaping questions that parents may be asked by their child, accompanied by suggested responses. To download the full version, click here.
Vaping Products Information for Teachers
A resource primarily intended for educators including teachers and health care providers. It addresses additional questions raised by educators which may not be covered within other resources. This resource is also meant to complement the PowerPoint Presentation and expands on some of the main points outlined on the slides and provides supplemental information to prepare teachers for presenting this topic to their students. To download the full version, click here.
We also created two cohort-specific toolkits available to download free of charge for teachers, health care professionals and parents.
Clearing the Cloud for grades 5-7 students
Exploring the Cloud for grades 8-10 students
These toolkits include PowerPoint presentations featuring integrated interactive activities and videos with clear information on the known health risks of vaping. Click on the images below to access.