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Understanding the Dangers of Vaping - A Panel Discussion


Education Evenings

Understanding the Dangers of Vaping


Did you miss our first parent education event in the series? Our panel discussion included important insights about e-cigarette and what vape products are, why they are harmful, how the tobacco and vaping industry are targeting our kids, and how to protect our kids from this latest trend.  Click HERE to view the panel discussion.



Video Series


This video has been produced by Live From 205 students from Palos Verdes High School, bringing parents current and relevant information about Vaping from the teen perspective. 


Understanding the Dangers of Vaping



South Bay Families Connected Presents:

Vaping Prevention Tour with Alex Gray, Professional Surfer

Vaping Prevention Tour with Alex Gray, Professional Sufer


Through our partnership with South Bay Families Connected, PVPUSD will bring Alex Gray, Professional Surfer, to our high schools as part of the Families Connected Vaping Prevention Tour. In October, Alex visited our high schools to speak with our students about the dangers of vaping and making healthy choices. Click here  to view Alex’s vaping prevention video and additional resources from Families Connected.


Vaping-Facts for Teens


Tobacco and Vaping Information for Parents


Turning the Tide on the Vaping Epidemic, with Alex Gray



Doc’s Corner
Dr. Moe Gelbart, Executive Director of Thelma McMillen Center in Torrance

Torrance Memorial Thelma McMillen Center

Each month, one of our community partners, Dr. Moe Gelbart, generously volunteers his time to provide information to our community related to wellness.



Informational Videos


Video (1:00 - minute)Tobacco-Free California shows how nicotine affects the mood and brain function of teens.

Video (6:20) The Wall Street Journal shows how Juul took a page from big tobacco’s playbook.

TED Talk (14:30) Dr. Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin explains what we should know about e-cigarettes.