facts and Information:

Cigarettes and Tobacco

https://drugfree.org/drug/tobacco-nicotine/

A comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information.  


https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/cigarettes-other-tobacco-products

DrugFacts on cigarettes and other tobacco products


http://www.samhsa.gov/atod/tobacco

Facts on the use of tobacco, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco, snuff, cigars, pipe tobacco, and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes).


http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/ResourcesforYou/AnimalHealthLiteracy/ucm520415.htm

Facts and information on the effects of second hand smoke on pets.

FACTS AND INFORMATION

E-CIGARETTES AND VAPING

Click here to read "E-cigarettes - Even more harmful than we thought!" 

An article, written by Sharon Morr, HC3 Coalition Chair, Director of Health Promotion, Fulton County Health Center, about the effects of e-cigarettes, including "popcorn lung" a disease caused by the inhaled vapor. 


https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/electronic-cigarettes-e-cigarettes

DrugFacts on electronic cigarettes and vaping.


https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm173401

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has joined other health experts to warn consumers about potential health risks associated with electronic cigarettes.


https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/

Report focused on factual information about e-cigarettes, the marketing of these products, and the public health concerns related to their use.


http://www.samhsa.gov/atod/tobacco

Facts on the use of tobacco, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco, snuff, cigars, pipe tobacco, and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes).

GET HELP:

TOBACCO/vAPING

I think my child is using


https://drugfree.org/landing-page/get-help-support/is-there-a-problem/

Know the signs to look for, and understand that when it comes to teen or young adult drug and alcohol use, it’s never too early to speak up.


Scroll down to see additional resources under

GET HELP: TALKING TO YOUR KIDS.


I know my child is using


https://drugfree.org/landing-page/get-help-support/how-do-i-help-my-child/

If you’ve just discovered or have reason to believe your child is using drugs, take a deep breath and prepare yourself for the steps ahead.


http://www.drugfree.org/get-help/helpline/ 

1-855-DRUGFREE is a toll-free, national Helpline. They help parents whose children are abusing drugs or alcohol take effective action to support their loved one.


http://www.drugfree.org/get-help

Tools and resources to help you better understand what may be going on with your child, make a plan and learn skills to effectively address his or her substance use.


https://www.recoveryconnection.com/substance-abuse/

For information on talking to your kids about drugs.


http://www.firstcallnwo.org/

Call 2-1-1 or visit the website to get connected to local services.


https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/campaign/tips/quit-smoking/?gclid=CNvFgdCQmtQCFdO3wAodbSQFBA

It's never too late to quit smoking.  Start Your Quit Plan Today!


Click here for a list of Fulton County area substance treatment services or click Mental Health to see a listing of local community resources to support mental health.

GET HELP :

TALKING TO YOUR KIDS

Visit our Blog and join our online parenting forum called #ContinueTheConversation for parenting tips and great information on talking to kids. 



https://www.speaknowcolorado.org/

Excellent website to support parents is talking with their kids about underage substance use. Includes scenarios and topics depending on the age of your child.


http://starttalking.ohio.gov/

Great website to help parents learn about the substances facing their youth and how to support them through frequent conversations about substance use.


http://www.talksooner.org/

Helping Parents Prevent Youth Substance Abuse

Talk early. Talk often. Learn How.


http://www.drugfree.org/ready-with-answers

For information on how to talk to your children of any age about substances.



Click Adults to see listing of resources to support parents and adult community members. 


Click Youth to see listing of resources to support youth.

Interested in reducing underage tobacco, vape, and e-cigarette use? 

Visit our Get Involved page and see how you can help!