Course Overview

In this course, Tamanna Patel explores current data trends surrounding tobacco and vaping use among different populations. You will look at why people start smoking and how Covid-19 has influenced trends. 

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (0.0), MCBAP-S (2.0), Mi-CEC (0.0), Nursing (0.0)
This module has been designed to conform to the WCAG 2.0 AA accessibility standards.

Topics Covered

  • Targeted and Predatorial Marketing
  • High rate of ACEs/Trauma
  • High risk behaviors
  • Limited access to high quality care
  • Delays in care
  • Lower quality of care

Additional Considerations

The majority of adults and children in inpatient psychiatric and substance use disorder treatment settings report a trauma history.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the disparities, data, and implications of e-cigarettes for adults and youth with mental health and substance use challenges 
  • Develop a greater understanding of the short and long-term impact of ENDs, e-cigarette/vaping use and nicotine on individuals with mental health and substance use challenges 
  • Gain resources to raise awareness on the harms of e-cigarettes and how to effectively prevention

What People Are Saying

I felt that this module not only solidified that knowledge that I have obtained, but the information was presented in a way that it added to my knowledge of and about this subject matter.

- Audrey  D.