SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Public Schools will host 'Teen Vaping: The Hard Truth' on January 7, beginning at 7 p.m., in the Summit High School Media Center. The free, informational presentation and panel discussion is open to parents of all school-age children in the Summit School District.

Attendees will learn about current vaping trends, associated health risks, warning signs of use, and what steps parents can take -- including available support mechanisms -- if they believe their child is vaping.

Participating presenters and panelists will include:

  • Jessica Stewart, Coalition Coordinator, Prevention Links
  • Dr. Gary Kohn, Pediatric Pulmonology, Cardiopulmonary Center - Summit Medical Group
  • Patricia Aussem, Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Sergeant Ryan Peters, Juvenile Officer, City of Summit Police Department
  • Amy Herber, Student Assistance Counselor