With schools closed and stay-at-home orders in full swing due to COVID-19, youth who vape have fewer places to hide their vaping behavior from their parents.
For many parents now working remotely, the distracting smell of menthol or other flavors from their child vaping in or around the house may catch them off-guard. They may also notice mood swings, agitation, impulsivity, and an inability to concentrate from their child using nicotine or dealing with cravings or withdrawal.
Indeed, a silver lining to this quarantine might be the golden opportunity this gives parents to talk to their kids about vaping and help them break the harmful behavior.
COVID-19 and youth vaping
Just how prevalent is youth vaping?
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