Helping a Teen or Young Adult Quit Vaping
EX Resources For You
Helping a child quit vaping can be stressful and confusing. You're in good hands here. We've got a suite of resources for parents and other trusted adults just like you:
- 24/7 support in the EX Community from other parents and former vapers/smokers who can help you understand what it feels like to quit
- Information about addiction and how medication can make quitting more comfortable
- Text messages to guide conversations with your child, give you strategies to try together and help you manage stress. Text QUIT to 202-899-7550 to sign up to receive text messages designed specifically for parents of vapers.
- Interactive tools and videos to learn quitting techniques to pass along to your child
There's a lot to learn about vaping. We also have plenty of strategies for talking with teens and young adults about vaping and quitting. If you smoke, vape, dip or chew, we encourage you to give quitting a try, too! Start your EX Plan today.
When you're ready, set your quit date. This will give you the time you need to get ready—and give you something to work toward.
Feel like you're speaking another language when you try to talk about vaping? Start here for Vaping 101 to learn vaping basics.
Been feeling like you're keeping your child's vaping a secret? That can be a heavy load. Connect with other parents and caregivers in the EX Community to hear how they're dealing with this challenge.
Not sure where to start a conversation with your child about vaping? This exercise will help you figure out what you want to ask about.
Knowing your teen or young adult is vaping can be stressful for you as a parent. Learn different ways to cope with stress and anxiety.
Have you heard vaping is harmless? Or that the aerosol from e-cigs contains only water vapor? Guess again. Learn the truth behind common e-cigarette myths.
Wondering how to bring up the topic of vaping? Looking for examples of what to say? Here are 7 tips to keep in mind.