MAHPERD (Mass)

November 18th, 2019 – November 19th, 2019
DCU Center
50 Foster St
Worcester, MA 01608

Rapid Response to a Child Health Epidemic: CATCH My Breath Youth E-Cigarette and JUUL Prevention Program

Monday, November 18 • 2:50-3:50 PM • Room B
Harriette Sullivan, Master’s degree; Health Educator, Wareham Middle School; CATCH Ambassador

Youth e-cigarette and JUUL use is an emerging public health crisis. Most ecigarettes and all JUUL contain nicotine, a highly addictive substance that can harm adolescent brain development and has been associated with health and behavior problems. Learn how schools across the U.S., including a local school in Wareham, are using CATCH My Breath to deliver e-cigarette and JUUL prevention education to students and how to access this free program for use in their own schools.

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