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Resources for Teens

 

YOU ARE IN CHARGE OF WHAT YOU DO. GET THE FACTS.

DRUGS

National Institute on Drug Abuse

 

If you are using drugs, thinking about using drugs, or are just curious what all the different words mean, check this out. Learn more about how alcohol affects your brain, what bath salts really are, and a lot more!

CANNABIS

What does it really do?

 

Learn about how cannabis affects your brain through reliable sources. As studies are done, the evidence shows there are a lot of risks to teen brains:
 

SMOKING & VAPING

Tobacco comes in many forms, and none of them are safe. 

 

Get the facts:

802quits.org

Free tools and support for age 13 and older. 802Quits offers free, customized help to quit cigarettes, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), chewing tobacco, dip, hookah or another tobacco product, including tailored quit plans. 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)

truthinitiative.org

My Life, My Quit™ is the free and confidential way to quit smoking or vaping. Text "Start My Quit" to 36072 or click to chat with a Coach. We are here for you every step of the way. It's YOUR LIFE and we're here to help you live it YOUR WAY.

(@truthinitiative)

This is Quitting from Truth Initiative

Free and anonymous text messaging program designed to help young people quit vaping. All you have to do to get started is text DITCHJUUL to 88709.

QUIT VAPING & TOBACCO SUPPORT

teen.smokefree.gov

For Teens aged 13-17 in the United States who are ready to quit smoking. Create a personalized quit plan to help guide you. Sign up for Smoke free TXT to get daily messages of tips, strategies, and support. Text QUIT to 47848 (message and data rates may apply). The program lasts for 6-8 weeks. You can opt out at any time by texting STOP.

myhealthyvt.org

Vermont Quit Partners offer FREE, virtual, computer-based, small-group workshops across the state.

The American Cancer Society Quit For Life® Program

1-800-227-2345

Operated by Free & Clear® is a telephone-based coaching and web-based learning support service to help people quit smoking.

A customized quit plan that learns and grows with you, text messages for support quitting smoking or vaping.

American Lung Association offers Freedom From Smoking®

1-800-548-8252

The program teaches the skills and techniques that have been proven to help smokers quit. Available as a group clinic, an online program and a self-help book. You can also speak to a cessation counselor at the Lung Help line.

becomeanex.org