Candid Conversations On Youth Mental Wellbeing and Vaping

Original Air Date: May 17th 1:30 – 3:30 pm ET

Nicotine can negatively impact the mental wellbeing of youth by exacerbating symptoms of anxiety and increasing feelings of depression.

Join theĀ National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco and Cancer Control, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing and Truth Initiative on May 17 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. ET for a conversation around supporting young people struggling with nicotine dependence.

By joining this masterclass workshop, you will:

  • Understand the root causes and impact of nicotine dependence on the mental wellbeing of young people.
  • Identify pandemic-era challenges and opportunities associated with youth mental health and nicotine use.
  • Gain youth-centered resources on preventing and addressing nicotine dependence.

The masterclass workshop will feature the following speakers:

  • Pam Pietruszewski, MA, Senior Advisor, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
  • Tamanna Patel, MPH, Director, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
  • Alex Parks, MS, CHES, Vice President, Truth Initiative

This event was hosted by the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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