Important New Research & Current Trends
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019, 6:30pm
DHS Performing Arts Center
310 North McDonough Street, Decatur, Georgia 30030
Parents, any use of products containing nicotine by youth is unsafe. Nicotine is highly addictive, especially during teen years when the developing brain is very vulnerable.
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Chair of the Board
Cobb Community Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Research indicates the secondary reinforcing effect of nicotine use in teens can lead not only to other tobacco product use including combustible cigarettes but also to other substance misuse, as well as reducing their ability to take pleasure from other activities in the absence of nicotine.
This presentation will examine the newest evidence and current trends in youth nicotine use. Laura will also tell us what we can do if we suspect our teen is using nicotine products (e.g. JUUL).