In the UK, the proportion of 11 to 18-year-olds who vape doubled between 2020 and 2022  That figure has continued to rise – a worrying trend that’s not exactly been countered by frequent portrayals of vaping as cool and fashionable on social media platforms.

Many young vapers simply aren’t aware of the habit’s potential pitfalls – but with risks including unregulated products, toxic ingredients and future nicotine addiction, there’s plenty for trusted adults to help children understand. This week's #WakeUpWednesday guide produced by the National College and National Online Safety (shown to the right) brings you the essential information.