She Survived the ICU. Now, She Has a Message: Quit Vaping! [NPR] An 18-year-old college freshman is one of more than 1,000 people in the U.S. with a vaping-related lung injury. After surviving her ordeal, she’s now raising awareness about vaping. “I was laying in my bed sobbing because it hurt so bad to breathe.”
School Districts Sue Juul, Saying Student Vaping Drains Resources [NPR] Multiple school districts are suingJuul, accusing the e-cigarette company of hooking a generation of young people with targeted marketing. “You can’t tell me that having flavors like bubblegum and grape is not trying to entice our kids to do something they know is unhealthy.”
How To Cope If You Have a Parent with a Substance Use Disorder [Bustle] “Structured routines and schedules are replaced by commotion and unpredictability. Parental behavior can be erratic and expectations are often unclear.” What can children do to cope with having a parent or caregiver engaged in substance abuse?
How Vaping Nicotine Can Affect a Teenage Brain [NPR] A look at the impact that vaping nicotine can have on a young brian. “It’s unfortunate that a whole generation of teenagers are basically guinea pigs for the effects of nicotine in the brain.”