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Miscellaneous Teen Resources

CDC Quit Smoking Resources

Quitting smoking is one of the most important steps you can take to improve your health. This is true no matter how old you are or how long you have smoked.

Many people who smoke become addicted to nicotine, a drug that is found naturally in tobacco. This can make it hard to quit smoking. But the good news is there are proven treatments that can help you quit. Check out the website below or call  1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) for support in quitting, including free quit coaching, a free quit plan, free education materials and referrals to local resources.

Text-To-Quit Smoking/Vaping Cessation

Ready to quit smoking or Vaping? Try text-to-quit.

Teens aged 13-17 in the United States who are ready to quit smoking. This program is offered by the National Cancer Institute’s

How does it work?

Sign up with the form below or text QUIT to 47848.

After you confirm your enrollment, you will receive daily text messages to support you in quitting smoking from the short code 47848 (message and data rates may apply). The program lasts for 6-8 weeks.
Text “Quit” to 47848

Check out the website for more information and to get started.

Birth Control Guide

Access this document from FDA and Office of Women´s Health for information on various birth control options to help you decide.

Healthy Children Tobacco Info


This site has information all tobacco exposures including e-cigarettes, JUULs and more.

Kit for KIDS: National Association for Children of Addiction

Click HERE for a PDF meant to help children with parents suffering from addiction. It contains the following information:

  • A Letter to Kids
  • Questions and Answers about Alcohol and Drug Problems
  • What Can Kids Do?
  • The Seven Cs
  • People Who can Help Me
  • Books for Kids to Read

Smokefree Teen

Info on helping teens quit smoking:
QuitStart free app to help teen quit-

Starlite Recovery Center

Starlite Recovery Center offers help for adults and family members whose lives are impacted by addiction and alcoholism.

Teen Driver Source

This site supports families with free teen driver safety information and downloadable resources. The Teen Driver Safety Research team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is proud to partner with teens, parents and organizations that work to prepare teens for a lifetime of safe driving. Please explore this site, use its research-based tools, and share its resources with others.

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