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Second Parent Wellness Forum Tackles Trend of Teens and Vaping Nov. 28

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Karen Blumenfeld, Esq., will lead the panel discussion. Credits: facebook.com/266843356853575/photos
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SUMMIT, NJ - The second installment in the 2017-18 Parent Wellness series -- a program created and administered by a consortium school districts' superintendents and Student Assistance Counselors (SAC) from Summit, Chatham, Millburn, Berkeley Heights, and New Providence -- is entitled 'Teens and Vaping: Seeing Through the Vapor', and will be held November 28, beginning at 7 p.m., in the Millburn High School Auditorium.

Teens are using nicotine products at the largest rate since the 1960”s. The latest research shows that teens who start vaping nicotine tend to move on to smoking cigarettes within a year.  

  • Learn about E-Cigarettes and
  • How are students using these devices?
  • Why should parents be concerned?
  • Why do experts consider this a nationwide problem?

The forum will be presented by Karen Blumenfeld, Esq., Executive Director of GASP, Global Advisors on Smokefree Policy - Tobacco Control Policy & Resource Center, and be followed by a panel discussion with:

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Nancy Kislin, LCSW, Family Psychotherapist and Parent Educator

Jamie Killmeyer, MA, LAC, LCADC, Senior Clinician at Summit Behavioral Health, Florham Park

Roland Romano, RRT, MACC, CTTS, LPC. Project Manager at Saint Barnabas Cancer Center
Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist

Millburn High School is located at 462 Millburn Avenue.

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