National Jewish Health launches vaping, tobacco cessation program
With numbers growing each year, many wonder how to help at-risk teens stop using tobacco products. Also included in the My Life, My Quit program are educational materials designed specifically for teens created through focus groups, subject matter experts and community stakeholders. Thomas Ylioja, Ph.D, the associate clinical director of health initiatives at National Jewish Health, said My Life, My Quit can potentially help teens cope with stress, get through high-pressure social situations and eventually develop a tobacco-free life. This comprehensive, new program combines the best practices for youth tobacco cessation adapted to include vaping and new ways for teens to reach our quit coaches using real-time text messaging and online chat, Ylioja said. This program is free too all teens in each of the designated states.
New program to help teens quit smoking and vaping
Today kicks off a free program available to help teens to quick smoking an vaping. The My Life, My Quit program was set up by National Jewish Health supplies teens with real-time help from a quick coach that provides personalized support and helps teens navigate social situations involving tobacco or vaping. The program is in nine states including Michigan. There is a phone number and website setup for those interested. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.