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Worcester Health helping youth kick smoking and vaping with fall youth tobacco and vape program

Snow Hill, MD- Do you have a teen that smokes or vapes? If so, the Worcester County Health Department is offering a Youth Quit Smoking and Vaping Program, scheduled to begin in October.

Worcester Health is committed to preventing tobacco, and nicotine product use among youth and offering quit resources. This program is designed for youth ages 14-17. Join one of our youth quit smoking and/or vaping classes starting next month: 

  • Tuesdays, October 10, 2023-December 19, 2023 (3:00-4:00 p.m.) at the Snow Hill Health Department 6040 Public Landing Rd. Snow Hill, MD 21863.
  • Wednesdays, October 11, 2023 - December 27, 2023 (3:00-4:00 p.m.) at the Pocomoke Health Center 400-A Walnut St. Pocomoke, MD 21851.
  • Thursdays, October 12, 2023-December 28, 2023 (3:30-4:30 p.m.) at the Berlin Health Center 9730 Healthway Dr. Berlin, MD 21811. 

The program consists of 10 weekly sessions that are 50 minutes in length followed by two (2) support group sessions. 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 will receive weekly handouts, a quit kit, earned prizes for participation, quit resources, and more! For more information or to register, please contact Crystal Bell at 410-632-1100 ext. 1108. Pre-registration is encouraged.

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