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Are you or someone you know ready to QUIT using tobacco? You have options!
Maryland Tobacco Quitline: 1-800-QUIT NOW
The Maryland Tobacco Quitline now offers FREE telephone-based counseling to Maryland teens ages 13-17! The Quitline provides up to five calls with Youth Quit Coaches® who will help you develop a quit plan and stick to it!
This site is designed to help you understand the decisions you make — especially the decision to quit smoking — and how those decisions fit into your life. “Your Life. Your Health. Your Call.” The site is run by the National Cancer Institute.
This is a FREE text message service through the Smokefree Teen program that provides 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to teens trying to quit smoking. Sign up online at teen.smokefree.gov or text QUIT to iQUIT (47848). Updates can also be found on their Facebook and Twitter pages.
We also have FREE TRASH Quit Kits. These kits include an interactive booklet and CD and items to help you while you’re going through your quit process. Click here to order one today!
Surgeon General’s Report: Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults
This latest report details important new facts about the epidemic of tobacco use among American youth ages 12 through 17 and young adults ages 18 through 25. Click here for more information.
Check out the PSA from the Surgeon General’s Office: Destiny.
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