How to Provide Support: Vaping and E-cigarettes Educational Resources

Vaping is addicting, youth become easily hooked, and the powerful effects of addiction make it very hard to stop, even if someone wants to.

Caring adults can help by offering support, starting a conversation, providing resources, and/or involving others.

Start the Conversation

  • Know the facts
  • Choose the right time and place
  • Compliment youth’s good judgement
  • Ask open-ended questions

Conversation Tips from Keep Connected

American Lung Association:  Talk to Your Child About Vaping 

Teen Quit Resources

  • teen.smokefree.gov
    smoke free teen is a web based program for teens
  • not on tobacco program
    a voluntary 10-week quit program for teens ages 14-19 ; call 1-800-LUNG-USA or email NOT@lung.org
  • Follow @SmokeFreeUS on Instagram
  • 1-800-QUIT-NOW or text READY to 200-400-24/7
  • American Indian Commercial Tobacco Program:  Call 1-855-372-0037
  • Spanish Speaking Resources:  Visit espanol.smokefree.gov or call 877-2NO-FUME
  • download the free QuitStart App

Involve Others

Family, friends, school counselors, family doctor, and community professionals are all available to support youth health.

Find treatment at findtreatment.gov


Download the full Supporting Youth in E-Cigarettes and Vaping Resource Guide