- Alamance-Burlington schools tackle vaping Burlington, NC | March 4, 2019
- Teen once addicted to vaping now warning others of the danger Hickory, NC | March 29, 2019
- New program helps prevent use of e-cigarettes in schools Hickory, NC | March 29, 2019
- Principals, teachers work to discourage teens from vaping Catawba County, NC | February 6, 2019
- Alamance County school district implements new program to educate students on dangers of vaping Alamance County, NC | May 10, 2019
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"With the help of #CATCHMyBreath curriculum, Hickory Public Schools are '...teaching [their students] the facts, exposing the myths and reinforcing how to say no.' Read more about how our youth #ecig prevention program is making an impact in North Carolina here: "
"'...he went from being a straight A student to having F’s...[and] became explosive. Initially [his mom] thought he was having adolescent psychiatric issues and didn’t connect the nicotine to what was going on.'
Luca Kinard, a 15 year old who has since recovered from his severe nicotine addiction, is helping lead #ecig prevention initiatives throughout Hickory Public Schools. Read more here: "
"According to Zach King, public health strategist for Catawba County, North Carolina Public Health, 'nicotine addiction can cause issues related to mood, attention spans, and it can affect brain development.'
Learn how Catawba County schools are utilizing the #CATCHMyBreath program to counter the growing youth #ecig epidemic here:"
"SRO talk at #EliminateTobacco by @CDCgov Brian King: "There are several school-based programs with growing evidence of effectiveness that focus on youth e-cigarette use, including CATCH My Breath" @CATCHHealth @CVSHealth @UTHealth program now reaches 466,000 youth and counting!"
"With the help of #CATCHMyBreath curriculum, @hickoryschools are '...teaching [their students] the facts, exposing the myths and reinforcing how to say no.' Read more about how our youth #ecig prevention program is making an impact in North Carolina here: https://t.co/IfVzufKD8F https://t.co/CyX7yVQ65m"
"Our neighbors down in Catawba County, NC are making great strides in their community to combat the vaping epidemic. Way to Go!!
'Catawba County Public Health is now offering a free curriculum to Catawba County area schools called Catch My Breath which will focus on peer education and students learning to discourage vaping.'"