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Vaping Prevention

Western Connecticut Coalition is dedicated to decreasing vape usage within Region 5.  

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Local Resources

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Be In The Know

WCTC Epidemiological Profile Infographics

Vaping Resources

New Fact Sheets!

From Truth Initiative:

Nicotine and the Young Brain

A comprehensive fact sheet with valuable information about the high levels of nicotine found in many vaping products and the consequences of use to the teen brain.  Resources for quitting too!

Nicotine Use and Stress

Vaping nicotine can increase anxiety symptoms and stress levels. However, many tobacco users falsely believe tobacco products can relieve stress or anxiety.

From the FDA:

Vaping and E-Cigarettes:  A Toolkit for Working with Youth

Includes 4 fact sheets about e-cigarettes, how they work, how the FDA regulates them, and understanding nicotine

More Resources:

Non-Nicotine Vapes

From Stanford University:  Infographics aimed to educate on the dangers of non-nicotine vapes.  

For Youth:
For Adults/Parents:

The Educator- Vaping Risks for Youth

published by the Drug-Free Schools Committee


For The Educator in Spanish, click here

For The Educator in Portuguese, click here

From Rescue Agency

Down and Dirty is a Ready-Made Media Campaign for health organizations in need of an evidence-based rural youth tobacco prevention campaign that can be implemented quickly and cost effectively. 

New! Resources from the CT Vaping Resource Center:

downloadable presentations for youth, tweens, teens and parents

Vaping and Marijuana Toolkit
Resources from the Connecticut Clearinghouse
(All materials can be downloaded)


Available in Spanish
Available in Spanish
Available in Spanish

These brochures and more are available for order. 

Contact the Connecticut Clearinghouse 800-232-4424 or visit

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