How to talk to young people about vaping: an online seminar for parents and carers

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Event details

Available Online

Are you a parent or carer and not sure how to talk to your young person about vaping?

Join a panel of experts as they unpack the known health implications of vaping and what the recent legal reforms will mean for young people.

This online seminar will also cover ways to facilitate conversations, strengthen communication and minimise harm when talking about vaping with the young people in your life.

Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and will be given information about where to go for further help.

This event is a collaboration with Manningham, Monash, Kingston, Boroondara and Yarra Ranges Councils.


Meet the panel members

Sharon Torpey from Drug Education Australia

Sharon Torpey is the Founder and Director of Drug Education Australia, a leading provider of high quality, factual drug education. Sharon is a qualified Physical Education and Health Teacher, with 25 years’ experience connecting with young people and their parents.

Amanda Low from Healthy Communities Coordinator, Prevention Division at Quit

With a background in Public Health and as the Healthy Communities Coordinator at Quit, Amanda Low leads prevention strategies to reduce harm caused by smoking and vaping within communities and settings.