CFR Staff Therapist, Alexis Bové, Guest Speaker on PHL 17
October 16, 2019 | Recently, Alexis Bov, was a guest speaker on PHL 17 where she provided her professional opinion on discussing vaping with children.
E-cigarettes and vape pens have exploded in popularity over the past few years. Initially introduced as a safer and healthier alternative to smoking cigarettes, these devices have recently been found to cause serious lung injury in some cases, which resulted in 24 deaths in 2019. Children and teens are at high risk since they are the biggest users of e-cigarettes and vape pens. It is crucial for parents to address vaping with their children amidst these growing health concerns.
Alexis offers different techniques to help parents talk about vaping with their children and teens. She emphasizes the importance of creating an open dialogue and covers distinct ways parents can help their children and teens combat vaping peer pressure.