The Great American Smokeout is Thursday, November 17th. Join tobacco smokers and vape users across Bennington County and thousands across the United States and make a plan to stop smoking for the day. Whether you are a teen, young adult, or someone who has been a lifetime smoker, make a plan to give yourself a nicotine-free day. Find resources below to support you in making a plan to quit.
Quit Resources for Teens:
My Life My Quit is a free and confidential way to quit smoking or vaping. Learn more about vaping, tobacco, and nicotine, and text “Start My Quit” to 36072 to chat with a Coach.
Truth Initiative’s This is Qutting program is a free and anonymous text messaging program designed to help young people quit vaping. Teens and young adults can join for free by texting DITCHVAPE to 88709.
Quit Resources for Adults:
Visit the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout page for a guide to quit smoking or smokeless tobacco.
802Quits provides free customized online and phone support, as well as quit tools for vape, cigarette, and nicotine users 13 years and older.
Alliance for Community Transformations (ACT) and The Collaborative promote healthy communities and substance-free youth in Bennington County through education, programming, environmental strategies, and policy development. Follow on Facebook for updates: @actbennington and @thecollaborativeus.