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Tobacco & Vaping Prevention

Resources from the Northeast Tobacco-Free Community Partnership

(Ashley Hall, MS- Program Manager) / (978) 722-2864

Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program (MTCP) Websites:

  • MTCP is a DPH bureau.

  • The websites for information and resources are below:

  1. Northeast Tobacco-Free Community Partnership Facebook page


  1. Black Lives, Black Lungs


  1. MA DPH Tobacco Youtube Videos

Resources to Quit Tobacco/Nicotine:

  • Youth Quit Vaping Resources:

    • This is Quitting powered by truth®

  • My Life, My Quit TM

    • Youth coach specialists

    • Call or text "Start My Quit" to 855-891-9989 for free and confidential hel




  • Encourage young people to ask their school nurse or counselor, athletic coach, doctor, parent or other trusted adult for help.

  • 1-800-QUIT-NOW- Massachusetts’ Quitline for tobacco/nicotine

    • 1-800-QUIT-NOW will connect you to a FREE coach who is ready to support you. They’ll help you develop a quit plan that works for you, identify triggers, plan out your day without nicotine and manage withdrawals. They’ll offer email and text support to help you stay on track. In addition, 1-800-QUIT-NOW has a dedicated Spanish line (1-855-DÉJELO-YA) and interpreter services available for 200 other languages.

    • 1-800-QUIT-NOW also offers FREE medicine to help you quit like nicotine patches, gum, or lozenges, and advises on the best way to use them.

    • Talking to a coach and using quit medicines can more than double your chances of quitting for good.  You can take the first step toward a nicotine-free life by speaking with a FREE trained quit coach on the phone or online. No lectures. No judgments at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669). 

Resources from the Northeast Tobacco-Free Community Partnership

(Ashley Hall, MS- Program Manager) / (978) 722-2864

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health recently launched Take the First Step, a campaign that educates adults about free resources designed to help them quit smoking, vaping, or using other tobacco or nicotine products. The campaign offers information about 1-800-QUIT-NOW, Massachusetts’ Quitline for tobacco/nicotine, and encourages residents to call for support or to connect online at

If you have questions or comments about the campaign and related materials, please contact Patti Henley at or Rachel Cohen at or your local Tobacco Free Community Partnership Program.

College Friends

Quit Vaping

Brochure and information for youth by Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Woman Holding Cigarette

Nicotine-Free Life

Take the First Step Toward a Nicotine-Free Life Brochure

Vaping Supplies

Vaping Cessation

A Guide for School Nurses and Counselors to Help Youth Who Vape

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