Treatment / Recovery Resources:
- Addiction Campuses USA
- Help.org provides addiction & drug rehabilitation, treatment, and recovery resources.
- My Life My Quit is a free resource to help youth quit vaping.
- Teens can call or text “start my quit” to 1.855.891.9989 or they can visit www.mylifemyquit.com for real-time coaching.
- Through this program, teens work with a coach who listens and understands their unique needs, provides personalized support, and helps them build a quit plan to become free from nicotine.
- Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse:
- Vapes & Cigarettes: Different Products Same Dangers
- The New Look of Nicotine Addiction.
- The school toolkit has best practice resources, strategies, curriculums, etc
- Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
- Tobacco-Free Kids partnered with Michael Bloomberg for a new $160 million initiative called Protect Kids: Fight Flavored E-Cigs.
- Truth Initiative
- FDA Real Cost Campaign
- FDA launches ‘Magic’ television ad campaign with magician Julius Dein to curb teen vaping
- Julius Dein Performs A Magic Trick on a Vape | The Real Cost
- New FDA Webpage on Respiratory Illnesses Associated with Use of Vaping Products
- President Trump announced Wednesday that the administration will move to force e-cigarette companies to take flavored vaping products off the market
- FDA Press Release: Trump Administration Combating Epidemic of Youth E-Cigarette Use with Plan to Clear Market of Unauthorized, Non-Tobacco-Flavored E-Cigarette Products
- CDC Health Advisory: Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using E-Cigarette Products
- Youth and young adults should not use e-cigarette products.
- Women who are pregnant should not use e-cigarette products.
- Adults who do not currently use tobacco products should not start using e-cigarette products.
- If you do use e-cigarette products, you should not buy these products off the street (for example, e-cigarette products with THC or other cannabinoids).
- You should not modify e-cigarette products or add any substances to these products that are not intended by the manufacturer.
- Adult smokers who are attempting to quit should use evidence-based treatments, including counseling and FDA-approved medications. If you need help quitting tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, contact your doctor or other medical provider.
- CDC Urges Clinicians to Report Possible Cases of Unexplained Vaping-associated Pulmonary Illness to their State/Local Health Department.
- The MA Department of Public Health released an advisory regarding vape-related pulmonary illnesses using the MDPH Health and Homeland Alert Network listserv to all MA registered Internal Medicine, Pediatrician, Family Practice, General Practice, Pulmonologist, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Physicians and Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.
- Subject line: Mass. Clinicians: Please Inform Mass. DPH of Possible Cases of Vaping Related Pulmonary Illness
- Body of email: A new recommendation from the CDC encourages physicians to report cases of significant, unexplained respiratory illness and a history of vaping to the state health department. As a result, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health is requesting that clinicians flag any cases of respiratory illness possibly linked to vaping.
- FDA Warns JUUL Labs for Marketing Unauthorized Modified Risk Tobacco Products; Requests Additional Documents and Information
- FDA says JUUL illegally marketed their products as safer than smoking.
- Addiction Campuses USA