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Many teens think vaping isn't that harmful, but a single JUUL pod (a cartridge of e-liquid) is roughly equal to a pack of cigarettes, or 200 cigarette puffs. Nicotine during adolescence and young adulthood can cause addiction and have long-term negative impacts on brain development. Learn more.

Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior in which one intimate partner uses physical violence, coercion, threats, intimidation, isolation and emotional, sexual or economic abuse to control and change the behavior of the other partner. How to get and give help.

Getting tested has more benefits than not knowing if you have HIV or an STD. It is a part of routine health care if you are sexually active. Where to get tested in King County.


The Public Health approach to Juvenile Justice

Working toward achieving better outcomes for children, youth, families, and communities.