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Feel Good, Vape-Free

Nicotine is a highly addictive substance and the earlier you start using, the harder it becomes to quit. Nicotine has been shown to have widespread negative effects on your body, including brain development; this can impact attention, decision making, and increase stress!

The health impacts of vaping and tobacco are real!

Although vapes may expose users to fewer harmful chemicals than traditional burned cigarettes, that does not mean they are safe!
The more I keep myself busy, the less I think about vaping.
Over time, nicotine can cause changes in the way the brain works, which includes changes to mood, attention, learning, and impulse control.
If I’m able to fight morning cravings, the rest of the day feels better.
Vape aerosol holds ultrafine particles that can be inhaled deep into the lung, including cancer-causing chemicals like formaldehyde.
I’m finding it surprisingly easy since I’m quitting with a friend.”
Withdrawal from nicotine can make you irritable, anxious, depressed, and make it harder to concentrate.
Nicotine addiction is hard to quit, but the first three days are the hardest!
Using vapes makes you more likely to use cigarettes, which cause stroke and coronary artery disease.
It’s a good feeling to have someone check in every so often to see how you are doing.

Additional Resources for Health Impacts

Know the Risks
Includes resources such as a parent tip sheet, healthcare provider conversation card, and FAQs. Resources are also available in Spanish. 
Smoke Free Teen:
Your choice to use tobacco may prevent you from doing the things you want to do in the future. The sooner you quit, the better off you will be.
Fact Sheet: Vaping
Learn more about the risks of vaping tobacco.