Vape-Free DE Social Media Kit
What's in it for you?
A plan that can change young people's lives. Here, you’ll find lots of ways to engage students, teachers, parents, and others in the fight against the vaping epidemic sweeping through our schools. Every day, the tools in this kit provide an opportunity for you to raise awareness about the dangers of e-cigarettes, prevent nicotine addiction and vaping-related lung injuries among our youth, and help those who already vape find the support and guidance they need to quit.
This kit includes:
Many students still think vaping in school is cool. It isn’t. It’s dangerous. These announcements are designed to remind those who do vape about the risks to their health, and to encourage those who don’t vape not to start. Read the text below aloud with your school’s morning announcements.
Good morning, students. Vaping isn’t just bad for your lungs. It can harm brain development, which continues until you’re around age 25. Don’t hold yourself back. Know the risk. Visit the Dirty Truth dot com.
Good morning, students. In 2020, around 3.6 million kids nationwide reported using e-cigarettes. Don’t be a statistic. Be yourself. Visit the Dirty Truth dot com to know what’s at stake.
Good morning, students. Vape “pod mods” use nicotine salts, delivering more nicotine with less burn. That means you’re hurting your lungs more … but don’t even feel it. The Dirty Truth hurts.
Good morning, students. Big Tobacco makes flavored vape juice to get you to try it, and they’re counting on you to fall into their trap. Don’t get vape-tricked. Educate yourself at the Dirty Truth dot com.
Good morning, students. E-cigarettes contain more than nicotine. They can also contain heavy metals and cancer-causing chemicals, including diacetyl, which is linked to a serious lung disease. There’s poison in every puff.
Good morning, students. Don’t take the chance with 0% nicotine e-cigs. Some have been found to still contain nicotine. The truth is dirtier than you think. Visit the Dirty Truth dot com.
Good morning, students. Using nicotine now may increase your risk for future addiction to other drugs. If you’re over age 13 and need help quitting, call the Delaware Quitline at 1-866-409-1858. It’s free and confidential.
Good morning, students. Who do you want to control your brain? Using nicotine at your age can affect attention, learning, mood, and impulse control. Learn the Dirty Truth behind e-cigarettes, and take control of your body. Visit the Dirty Truth dot com.
Good morning, students. E-cigs are not safer than cigarettes. Some pods, such as Juul, contain 20 times more nicotine than a single regular cigarette. Learn the truth about vaping at the Dirty Truth dot com.
Good morning, students. Research from the American Journal of Managed Care shows that people your age who vape are five to seven times more likely to be infected with COVID-19 than those who don’t. Don’t let e-cigarettes make you COVID-19’s next victim.