Smoking/Vaping Prevention and Cessation (Virtual)

About This Event

You're invited! Please join us for this special presentation for parents and young adults throughout Marin County.

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month! MarinHealth’s Integrative Wellness Center invites you to join us for an intimate discussion with Dr. Bonnie Halper-Felsher of Stanford University regarding smoking / vaping among young adults in Marin County. Come learn how we can better educate our community surrounding behavior and reduce the risk of lung cancer and lung disease. We will discuss the tobacco industry’s marketing tactics, signs to look for in your child, and tools for prevention and cessation.

Meet Our Speaker

Dr. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher is a developmental psychologist at Stanford University. Her research has focused on understanding and reducing health risk behaviors such as tobacco use, alcohol and marijuana use, and has influenced national policies and regulations concerning the tobacco industry. As part of the Tobacco Center's of Regulatory Science (TCORS), she is the PI on an NIH/NCI and FDA-funded longitudinal study examining adolescents’ and young adults’ perceptions, initiation, continuation, and cessation of current and new tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. Dr. Halpern-Felsher is also the founder and director of the Tobacco Prevention Toolkit, an online resource aimed at reducing and preventing youth tobacco use.

Register and Join via Zoom

Submit Your Questions

Have questions for our speaker? Please email by November 2.

  • Registration Cost: Free
  • Advance registration is required. Pre-register to be entered into a drawing for 90-minute massage* at MarinHealth Integrative Wellness Center!

    * 90-Minute therapeutic massage; valued at $125. MarinHealth physicians are not eligible to win.