Is your child addicted to vaping? Nicotine addiction is serious and often teens need specialized help to them break the grip nicotine has on their brain.
Talk to your child.
From the Centers for Disease Control: The Parent Tip Sheet[5.2 MB] offers ideas for conversation starters. Print this for yourself or share it with your children. Ask them what they think after reading the tip sheet.
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Talk to your Doctor.
If your child is struggling, don't be afraid to talk to your doctor about addiction counseling services available in your area. You can also talk to your doctor to discuss if nicotine replacement therapy could be appropriate for your child. Do not allow your child to use nicotine replacement therapy without consulting your doctor.