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Cessation Resources

Communities everywhere are witnessing an unprecedented surge in teen vaping, with its alluring flavors and discreet devices making it an escalating public health concern. As leaders, educators, and concerned citizens, it’s imperative that we collectively take proactive measures to curtail this trend.

This specific section focuses on addressing the challenges of vaping, offering a curated selection of resources and support systems designed to aid in prevention and cessation. Whether you are personally grappling with vaping, a concerned parent, or an educator seeking effective intervention strategies, you’ll find a wealth of information here. Our hub connects you to expert guidance, interactive tools, and peer support, seamlessly integrating with the wider array of health and wellness resources available on our site. Dive into our links to access specialized assistance and join a community committed to fostering a vape-free generation.

Youth Resources

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Not For Me

A self-guided, mobile-friendly online program that leverages the American Lung Association’s evidence-based Not On Tobacco help teens break nicotine dependency.

N-O-T (Not On Tobacco)

Not On Tobacco seeks to address this growing problem by giving all teens the resources they need to break nicotine dependency and find healthier outlets.

Smoke Free Teen

SmokefreeTeen has a specific program to help teens quit vaping. There is also a SmokefreeTXT program and the quitStart App. All these resources are provided by National Cancer Institute

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Vaping Cessation: A Guide for School Nurses and Counselors to Help Youth Who Vape

This guide contains information relevant to the youth quitting process that can aid discussions between a school nurse or counselor and their students. It includes a tool to assess dependence, suggested scripts to use when talking with youth about vaping, and additional resources.

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In The Air

A graphic novel built to foster conversations with and among young people around vaping, choices about substance use, and social factors. This graphic novel-styled story of five teens going through high school incorporates behavioral science of substance misuse prevention with the stories, interests, and ideas of members of the Tobacco Free Rhode Island Youth Ambassadors.

My Life My Quit

“My Life, My Quit™ is the free and confidential way for YOUTH 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.”

The Real Cost 

A website, developed by the Department of Health and Human Services, that provides youth with information about different types of tobacco products and the real health risks associated with their use.

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Healthy Futures Alternative-to-Suspension Program

A 6-lesson theory-based and evidence informed curriculum created by the Stanford REACH Lab as well as by our Youth Action Board, educators, healthcare  providers, and scientists across the U.S.

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Tobacco Education Resource Library 

Vaping Prevention and Education: Resources for Talking With Students is a robust collection of science-based, standards-mapped classroom resources. These resources were created by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products and aim to prevent vaping among middle and high school students. These cross-curricular vaping prevention resources include lesson plans, activities, infographics, and videos that help teens learn about the dangers of e-cigarette use. These resources can be used to start an open dialogue with students about vaping nicotine and help encourage a lifetime of healthy behaviors.

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The Truth Initiative

A free and anonymous text messaging program designed to help young people quit vaping.

The Truth: Vaping

We’re here to disrupt attempts to get another generation addicted to nicotine.

Unhyped 

Unhypedvt.com is a Vermont-based website designed to educate teens about the dangers of vaping and e-cigarettes. The site offers confidential resources to help young people understand the risks of nicotine addiction and provides tools and support to help them quit. The website aims to counteract the often positive, ‘hyped’ messaging that teens are exposed to regarding vaping.

Adult Resources

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My Healthy Vermont 

Our local Vermont Quit Partners offer FREE, weekly, small-group workshops across the state. Your workshop leaders and fellow participants will guide and support you to:Create a plan of action for becoming tobacco free.

Stay motivated for the long run.

Find ways to manage your stress and cravings.

Nicotine Anonymous 

Nicotine Anonymous (“NicA”) is a non-profit 12-step fellowship of people helping each other live nicotine-free lives. Nicotine Anonymous welcomes all those seeking freedom from nicotine addiction, including those using cessation programs and nicotine withdrawal aids. The primary purpose of Nicotine Anonymous is to help all those who would like to cease using tobacco and nicotine products in any form. The Fellowship offers group support and recovery using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, as adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous to achieve abstinence from nicotine.