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Youth Vaping Prevention

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The Youth Vaping Prevention Program aims to decrease and prevent vaping among students in 5th - 12th grades. The free program is available to schools, community centers, after-school programs and other youth groups.

Trained HCPH facilitators provide:

  • Education sessions detailing the dangers of vaping, how it affects the body and how to identify false marketing campaigns.
  • Strategies on how to resist peer pressure to vape.
  • Vaping cessation counseling for those who have become addicted to vaping.

To enroll, call 713-274-8505 or email [email protected]

The Youth Vaping Prevention Program utilize the CATCH My Breath curriculum developed by the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at the UTHealth School of Public Health.


All about e-cigarettes
E-cigarettes or "vapes" as they are commonly known as are a form of Electronic Nicotine Delivery System. These products use an internal battery to heat e-juice into an aerosol to be inhaled by users. Many vapes contain chemicals that can cause a negative impact on the users health.

What are the health effects of using e-cigarettes?
E-juice used in e-cigarettes and vapes can contain up to thousands toxic chemicals many of which are known to cause cancer. Common chemicals found in e-juice include formaldehyde, propylene glycol, diacetyl, acrolein, and nicotine. Nicotine is a highly addictive chemical found in tobacco products. Nicotine is not safe for teens, young people, or pregnant and/or breastfeeding women.

Can e-cigarettes be used as a cessation method?
E-cigarettes and vapes have not been approved by the FDA as a cessation method for anyone interest in quitting tobacco use. Our program specialists can refer those interested in quitting tobacco use to the Texas Tobacco Quitline through our Tobacco Cessation resources.

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Contact Us

Mayra Aquino
[email protected]
713-274-8505

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