The Facts About Vaping

The facts about vaping

This resource has undergone expert review.

Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Time Allocated

Partial lesson (under 45mins)





Content Especially Suited For

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders


This video and the accompanying factsheet are available on NSW Health.

Watch 'How vaping can damage your health'

Read 'The facts about vaping'


  • Co-designed with Aboriginal young people
  • Developed by the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, the University of Sydney


This animated video shows a young person who experiences health effects from vaping. It covers how people can seek help and the benefits of quitting. The factsheet provides more in-depth information about health effects, reasons people use e-cigarettes, and where to get help. The video and factsheet were co-designed with Aboriginal young people.

Video length: 1:36

Expected Benefits

  • Increased knowledge of the health effects of vaping.

Evidence Base

The video was co-designed with Aboriginal young people. The story shows how e-cigarette use/vaping can affect young people and their families in an educational and engaging way. The resources also includes links to services who can support Aboriginal young people who are concerned about e-cigarette use.

*Review provided by researchers at the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use at the University of Sydney.

Page last reviewed: 24/07/2024

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