Discussion to focus on risks of vaping



ELLSWORTH — During the month of August, Healthy Acadia and the Hancock County Drug Free Communities Initiative are hosting “Community Conversations” geared toward parents and middle- to high school-aged youth.

The presentations are appropriate for all ages and include a light meal.

Scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 15, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Moore Community Center (133 State St., Ellsworth) is “What Parents and Youth Need to Know About Vaping.”

Among the topics to be discussed are the physical and mental health risks associated with vaping and whether there is an increased risk for traditional tobacco product use associated with vaping.

Pre-registration is requested.

For more information, call 667-7171 or email [email protected]

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