#NHEW Wednesday, October 17

Emerging trends in school health

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Comprehensive school heath embraces the relationship between learning and health @SOPHEtweets #NHEW https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/wscc/index.htm

#NHEW is a perfect time to share your impact on the field of health education @SOPHEtweets #myimpact

Calling all health educators to join @SOPHEtweets in the advocacy for comprehensive school health #NHEW

More students are jumping on the bandwagon of using tobacco flavored products, electronic cigarettes/vaping. Learn more about this emerging trend during this 2pm webinar 10/17 

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Want to see a healthy school in action? Visit the CDC’s Virtual Healthy School to check it out! https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/vhs/index.html

Have you heard of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model (WSCC)? It highlights school health components that every school should have to ensure the health, safety, and wellbeing of students and staff. Check out the model.

School health is part of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model. School Health Services are important because students may be referred by a school nurse for additional care to address health care needs.

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Did you know that vaping is a popular trend among teens? For day three of National Health Education Week, the focus is on school health exploring teen tobacco use. The Juul does not look like a traditional tobacco product and has become popular among teens. Check out what Tobacco-Free Kids has to say about the product. #NHEW #SchoolHealth #vaping #ecigs #tobacco https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/what-we-do/industry-watch/e-cigarettes

Today is day three of National Health Education Week and the focus is on school health! The 2017 National Youth Tobacco Survey found that 11.7 percent of high school students and 3.3 percent of middle school students used e-cigarettes in the last 30 days, compared with 1.5 percent of high school and 0.6 percent of middle school students who reported current use in 2011. Read more at The Truth Initiative https://tinyurl.com/y9e5wu5k #NHEW #SchoolHealth #ecigs #

It’s a fact – youth e-cigarette users cite flavors as a reason they begin using e-cigarettes. A study that included middle and high school students found that 43 percent of young people who ever used e-cigarettes tried them because of appealing flavors. The Truth Initiative has more facts https://tinyurl.com/y9e5wu5k #NHEW #SchoolHealth #ecigs #tobacco

It’s the third day of National Health Education Week and the attention is on school health! Comprehensive school health is focused on building healthy children in their school and community. The CDC offers school health tool and resources on nutrition, physical activity, and other health subjects. Please check out the link! #NHEW #SchoolHealth #vaping #ecigs #tobacco https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/npao/resources.htm