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New Year, New You: Worcester Health offers new youth Smoking Cessation Program starting in January

 

Snow Hill, MD- Do you need help quitting smoking or vaping? Well we are here to help! The Worcester County Health Department is committed to preventing tobacco and nicotine product use among youth and offering quit resources. The Worcester County Health Department is offering a new youth Tobacco Cessation Program, set to begin in January. This new online program is designed for youth ages 13-17. Join one of our youth smoking cessation classes starting next month: 

  • From 3pm-4pm., Wednesdays (January 6, 2021-March 10, 2021)

Online Distance Learning Class

  • From 4pm-5pm., Thursdays (January 7, 2021-March 11, 2021)

Online Distance Learning Class

The program consists of ten weekly sessions that are 50 minutes in length. Through group support you are able to meet with a trained tobacco coach who will support you during your quit journey. Key topics of discussion will include stress management, communication, nicotine addiction, effects of smoking and vaping, reasons for quitting, how to develop a quit plan, and relapse prevention.

Enroll today and you’ll receive weekly handouts, a quit kit, earned prizes for participation, quit resources, and more! All materials will be mailed directly to your home.  For more information, please call (410) 632-1100 x1102. For more information or to register, please contact Alyssa Rink by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 410-632-1100 ext. 1102. Pre-registration is encouraged.

The program is supported by funding from the Maryland Cigarette Restitution Fund.

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