Every third Thursday in November is the Great American Smokeout. 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.