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ParentWiser Presents: Teen Vaping - The Epidemic Sweeping the Nation

Rescheduled from February 4

Teen Vaping - the epidemic sweeping the nation with Jerry Blackburn, substance abusce and prevention expert

February 11, 7:00 - 8:30pm

Issaquah HS Theater ─ Register at

FREE attendance

For PARENTS/adults of grades 5-12

Smoking is out, but is vaping any different? Find out why the FDA and American Medical Association is calling vaping / juuling an “urgent public health epidemic”; explore the impact vaping has on our young people and how parents can help.

Jerry Blackburn discusses and explores with parents:

  • dramatic impact of nicotine on the brain
  • nature of vaping and associated products
  • aggressive unregulated marketing to youth
  • dangers/concerns of vaping consumption
  • how parents can reduce the risk of use for youth

Jerry Blackburn, M.ED., CDP is the Program Manager forSubstance Abuse and Prevention Services with Friends of Youth in Issaquah, and faculty member of the Chemical Dependency Counseling Education Program at Bellevue College. He also serves the Issaquah community on the Boards of Influence the Choice-Drug Prevention Alliance for Youth, and The Garage: A Teen Café.

Sponsored by: Friends of Youth and Influence the Choice