Healthy Choices Bulletin
November is Tobacco Prevention Month
The Substance Use Support Team has compiled these resources to share with your communities. Please copy, paste and share with your communities.
Resources for Families about Vaping and E-Cigarettes
Short video from UCLA that does a great job explaining the addictive and dangerous properties of e-cigarettes and vaping. Great for grades 4th and up. Perfect compliment a lesson in health class.
Great resource page that includes information about the dangers, why it is a youth epidemic and tips for parents on how to help prevent tobacco use of all kinds.
Great resources for staff and to share with families. Includes overview of e-cigarettes and vaping, information on big tobacco marketing tactics, and steps that parents can take to prevent e-cigarette use and vaping.
This webpage offers resources and facts in English and Spanish for families along with specific clear steps to support students to be tobacco free.
Uncle E's Corner
Healthy Choices Bulletin Resources
Middle School Success Over Stress is a research project in Oregon offering free parenting support in English and Spanish to caregivers of children aged 10-14. Participants are compensated for their participation.
This is the form for PPS staff to request services for students or families.
REAHL is Portland Public Schools continuum of care for students that includes substance use and mental health information and resources. REAHL consists of four main components: Prevention, Intervention, Treatment, and Recovery.