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Have a smoke-free summer with Worcester Health’s Youth Quit Smoking/Vaping Program

Snow Hill, MD- Are you ready to live tobacco-free this summer? If so, we are here to help!

The Worcester County Health Department is offering a free youth Quit Smoking/Vaping program, scheduled to begin July 10th. This program is designed for youth ages 14-17. Join one of our youth tobacco and vape quit classes starting next month: 

  • Snow Hill Health Department: 3 p.m.-4 p.m., Mondays, (July 10, 2023-September 25, 2023) at 6040 Public Landing, Rd. Snow Hill, MD  21863.
  • Pocomoke Health Center: 3 p.m.-4 p.m., Wednesdays, (July 12, 2023-September 27, 2023) at 400 A- Walnut St. Pocomoke, MD 21851.
  • Berlin Health Center: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursdays, (July 13, 2023-September 28, 2023) at 9730 Healthway Dr. Berlin, MD 21811.

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. The program is designed to help youth develop and maintain positive behaviors. Participants will get to engage in key discussions that focus on the importance of physical activity, nutrition, enhancing their sense of self-control, and improving life skills such as stress management, decision making, coping and interpersonal skills. Additionally, they will learn to identify their reasons for smoking or vaping, healthy alternatives to tobacco use and finding people who will support them in their efforts to quit. 

The Worcester County Health Department is committed to preventing tobacco and nicotine product use among youth and offering quit resources. 

For more information or to register, please contact Valdase Morris at 410-632-1100 ext. 1102. Pre-registration is encouraged.

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