“Keeping Current: Vaping Nicotine Among Youth” will be the topic of the upcoming Promoting Healthy Behaviors Community Awareness series on January 25. Sponsored by School Community Intervention and Prevention (SCIP, www.scipnebraska.com), Bryan Medical Center, Lincoln Public Schools, Region V Systems and Tobacco Free Lancaster County, the presentation, which will be held in the Vrbka meeting rooms at Lincoln Medical Education Partnership, 4600 Valley Rd., will feature Dr. Doug Fiedler, FCCP, pulmonologist with Nebraska Pulmonary Specialties and Sadie Jensen, Public Health Educator with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department. Dr. Fiedler will discuss the effects of vaping on physical health and Ms. Jensen will discuss resources for parents and school personnel to support youth quitting vaping. The presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m.

SCIP is a program designed to bring together families, school and the community to support student behavioral and emotional health. SCIP’s mission is to provide effective prevention education for schools, families and communities, equipping schools with early intervention tools for students with behavioral health concerns so they may achieve healthy and productive lives.

SCIP is supported in part by Grant #2Bo8T1010034 under the SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and the Nebraska Division of Behavioral Health and monies passed through by Regions 4, V & 6 to prevention providers ($168,665 or 63%) and $99,531 or 37% from non-governmental entities. For more information, go to www.scipnebraska.com or contact Duncan Tucker at (402) 327-6843.