Resources for Youth

Taking Down Tobacco

Want to become a leader in your community? “Taking Down Tobacco 101” online training is now offered by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and provides strategies for you and your friends to help fight against Big Tobacco.

Click here to take this training and be a part of the first tobacco-free generation!

When you’re finished, take a selfie and post it to #BeATruLeader

N-O-T for Me

Quitting vaping or tobacco use isn’t easy – but it’s easier with the right help. NOT For Me is a self-guided, mobile-friendly online program from the American Lung Association, to help you break nicotine dependency, whether you vape, smoke or use other tobacco products. 

Over the course of 8 self-paced sessions, NOT For Me will help you understand your relationship with tobacco and nicotine addiction and give you the tools and resources to quit tobacco for good. The program will also help you improve other healthy behaviors such as nutrition, fitness, stress management, and effective communication.  

Visit NOTforMe.org to learn more and sign up.

My Life, My Quit

My Life, My Quit, through National Jewish Health, is a comprehensive cessation program that offers teens free help with quitting vaping or other tobacco products along with providing educational resources. Assistance can be provided through text, phone call, or online at MyLifeMyQuit.com. Text “Start My Quit” to 855.891.9989 or call to talk with a coach today.

QuitSTART App

This QuitSTART is a free app made for teens who want to quit smoking. This app takes the information you provide about your smoking history and gives you tailored tips, inspiration, and challenges to help you become smokefree and life a healthier life. This app is free for download on iTunes and Android. This free program is designed and run by the National Cancer Institute. For more information visit www.teen.smokefree.gov.

QuitSTART App

This QuitSTART is a free app made for teens who want to quit smoking. This app takes the information you provide about your smoking history and gives you tailored tips, inspiration, and challenges to help you become smokefree and life a healthier life. This app is free for download on iTunes and Android. This free program is designed and run by the National Cancer Institute. For more information visit www.teen.smokefree.gov.

1-800-QUIT-NOW

The quitline is a free service that offers one-on-one immediate support. It is staffed by quit smoking coaches who can provide you with helpful information, advice and support as they walk you through a step by step plan to quit. To sign up call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669).

Smokefree TXT

Smokefree TXT is a mobile text messaging program that provides 24/7 tips, advice, and encouragement to help you quit smoking. To sign up for Smokefree TXT simply text QUIT to IQUIT (47848). This free program is designed and run by the National Cancer Institute.

Smokefree Teen

Smokefree Teen is a web-based program designed and run by the National Cancer Institute to help you understand the decisions you make- especially the decision to quit smoking- and how those decisions fit into your life. Visit www.teen.smokefree.gov to learn more or sign up. This program is free.