DID YOU KNOW?
- 36.6 percent of Vineyard students reporting vaping in 2018.
- That figure is up 9 percent since 2016.
- 15 percent of students have vaped on school property.
- The most commonly consumed vapor substances are vape juice with nicotine (40 percent) and marijuana (18.8 percent).
Source: Martha’s Vineyard Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2018 Highlights
High school video: “Don’t Vape to Escape”
Mass.gov site: bit.ly/massgovvaping
M.V. Community Services: bit.ly/mvfamservices
Beginning Jan. 15, a peer-to-peer group will be held, facilitated by M.V. Community Services recovery coach Rebecca Jamieson. Call 508-693-7900, ext. 401, for information.
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