Vaping poses a significant risk to students’ health, as well as their academics. Consider these statistics:
Taking a comprehensive, data-driven approach is the best way to create an effective prevention program. When developing vaping prevention programs, simply putting up posters or bringing in a speaker isn’t enough. When developing your prevention program, or evaluating it for areas of improvement, here are some questions to ask:
If the answer to any of these questions is “no,” it may be time to make some updates. Vector Solutions’ Vaping Prevention in K-12 Schools Guide provides helpful data, insights, and strategies to support districts in creating comprehensive vaping prevention programs.
Preventing vaping requires changing students’ attitudes and beliefs – which then changes their behavior. Creating a comprehensive, data-driven vaping prevention program is the best way to do this and will go a long way toward helping your school or district combat the vaping epidemic.
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