Monday, October 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM PDT AND

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California High School, Theater

9870, Broadmoor Drive 

San Ramon, CA 94583




VP Parent & Community Concerns San Ramon Valley Council of PTAs
San Ramon Valley Council of PTAs 

SRVUSD & SRVCPTA present                             "Truth About Vaping" Parent Education Night

Parents and adult family members are invited to attend this Informational Night on Monday, October 28. Vaping and e-cigarettes are a new and rapidly spreading addictiion. It may seem like everyone in school is doing it. The data is alarming.    

This presentation will inform us on the myths around vaping, the reality of who actually is vaping, the potential life-long consequence,s and strategies we can use to reduce usage in our schools and in our communities. 

At this event, the attendees will learn...

  • Common misconceptions about vaping
  • The difference between e-cigarettes and vapes
  • How the tobacco industry targets young people
  • Counter arguments to industry claims
  • The short and long term effects of vape and tobacco usage
  • A demonstration of the process of addiction
  • What vapes and e-cigarettes look like
  • Warning signs a teen may be using
  • Strategies to have a conversation with teens about vaping and other drugs

About the Presenter: Nate Biggs, Coalition Director of Speak UP!

Nate brings over 15 years of experience in youth-led prevention. He was first exposed to youth-led prevention in 2002 at a local Youth to Youth Conference, in his home town of San Ramon, California. In 2016 Nate moved to Columbus, Ohio to work for Youth to Youth International where he coordinated efforts with local organizations, guided teens in the development of counter-marketing materials and was a key member of the summer conference event. Nate is a dynamic and experienced speaker who weaves information and anecdotes into all of his presentations. He believes, as the science suggests that we should be honest with young people about the reality of substance abuse and the benefits of being drug free.

Nate holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and is an Internationally Certified Prevention Specialist.