new tobacco 21 law graphic. Under 21. No TobaccoTOBACCO PREVENTION

For all the info on e-cigarettes and vaping visit these sites:

Maryland Dept. of Health 

The Truth Initiative 

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TOBACCO CESSATION

Quitting smoking is hard. Nicotine, the addictive chemical in tobacco is as, if not more, addicting than cocaine or heroin! Free education, medication and support is available by calling 443-523-1700.

  • Individual sessions are available by appointment.  These sessions can be over the phone or virtual.  We currently provide nicotine replacement patches, Chantix, or nicotine gum. Participants must meet with our trained cessation coach to receive continued medication. A medication clearance form signed by a healthcare provider is required to receive the free medication and can be downloaded here .  

1-800 quit logoThe Maryland Tobacco Quitline is a FREE service for Marylanders provided by the Department of Health. Get 24-7 counseling and support consisting of telephone sessions with a trained Quit Coach, nicotine replacement therapy (4 weeks free of patch or gum to eligible clients), web based services, recorded messages, texts, and/or literature. Coaches provide quitting tips and techniques, and help participants create a personalized quit plan. Special services are available to teens and to pregnant women. Services are also available in Spanish. Visit their site for more information – Maryland Tobacco Quitline

Call them at 1-800-QUITNOW (1-800-784-8669) or 1-855-DEJELO-YA (1-855-335-3569)

Want even more info on quitting tobacco? Visit these links:

http://becomeanex.org

https://smokefree.gov

http://www.cdc.gov/tips

http://mylastdip.com

Teen Quit Smoking Resources

Important statistics 

While cigarette smoking is down, it still is a problem across the United States.  For a look at the statistics for adults and a separate link for youth, go to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website found here and here




Narcan / Naloxone (Overdose Response Program)

Overdose Response Program The Overdose Response Program offers free training and certification in the use of naloxone, the life-saving medication that can reverse an opioid overdose. The program provides information on how to recognize an opioid overdose, administer naloxone, and care for the individual until emergency services arrive. Individuals who complete the training program will receive…

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