September Community Awareness Series Topic: The Truth About Vaping
“The Truth About Vaping” will be the topic of the first Community Awareness series presentation of the new school year on September 27. Sponsored by School Community Intervention and Prevention (SCIP; www.scipnebraska.com), Lincoln Public Schools, Lancaster Prevention Coalition and Bryan Independence Center, the presentation, which will be held at Lincoln East High School beginning at 6:30 p.m., will feature Christina Hitz, a public health educator with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department. The presentation will bust myths about vaping and will provide information on local data and trends as well as one of the hottest electronic cigarettes on the market, JUUL. How to spot vaping behaviors and what adults can do to be proactive will also be discussed.
SCIP is a program designed to bring together families, schools and the community to support student behavioral and emotional health. SCIP’s mission is to provide an effective prevention and early intervention process for youth with behavioral health concerns so they may achieve healthy, productive lives. SCIP works with schools throughout Nebraska by providing tools and resources to address behavioral health issues that impact children, adolescents and their families.
For more information on School Community Intervention and Prevention (SCIP), visit their website at www.scipnebraska.com or call (402) 327-6843.