Educational and Treatment Resources


Resources for Parents

  • Talking to your teens – Information for parents regarding how to assist their children in quitting smoking or vaping.

Support by Text

  • SmokeFree Text Messaging Programs – text QUIT to iQUIT (47848) for teens to set a quit date and receive text messages for 6-8 weeks
  • My Life, My Quit – text Start My Quit to (855) 891-9989 and connect with a personal coach
  • This is Quitting – text DITCHJUUL to 88709 and receive 1 text daily for quit support

Support by Phone

  • National Cancer InstituteTrained counselors that offer one-on-one help for quitting, coping strategies, and support. Call (877) 448-7848
  • Mass State Quit Line – Phone based counseling for immediate needs, call (800) QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669)
  • My Life, My Quit – Trained coach to that offers free and confidential support, call (855) 891-9989. Hours are 7:00 AM – 1:00 AM.


Support by Live Chat Online

  • National Cancer InstituteTrained specialists, hours are 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM on weekdays.
  • Smoke Free TeenApp for quitting all tobacco products.
  • My Life My Quit – for Teens and Tweens, text 36072.


General Smoking Cessation Resources

  • Massachusetts Smokers’ Helpline – call 1-(800) QUIT-NOW (800-7848-663) for confidential coaching and advice on ways to quit. 
  • Quit Works – Provides tobacco cessation interventions in clinical settings. 
  • Tobacco-Free Community Partnerships – Providing education on tobacco and vape use and policy initiatives designed to curtail their use. 
  • Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program – Federally funded agency dedicated to reducing the health and economic burden of tobacco use. Can provide information on support systems and policy initiatives to reduce the rates of tobacco use.  Call (617) 624-5900.