PARENTS

On this page you find resources for Parents to help with speaking to their teens about the dangers of vaping.

Quit Tobacco & Vaping

Quit Vaping or Tobacco Referral

Please fill out this form if you are interested in support to quit vaping. We will help get you resources and support.

1-844-8-NO-VAPE

Connect your kids to a trained counselor.

ex Program

A digital tobacco cessation program developed by Truth Initiative® in collaboration with Mayo Clinic.

Become A Smokefree Teen

Your choice to use tobacco may prevent you from doing the things you want to do in the future. The sooner you quit, the better off you will be. Whether you are a light smoker, occasional smoker, social smoker, or frequent smoker, getting support can help you stay tobacco-free. Find out what you can expect when becoming smokefree and use our tools to get help along the way.

Every Try Counts

Quitting smoking is possible. If you’ve tried to quit, congratulations, that alone is a big achievement. It may take several tries to be successful, and you learn something every time you try to quit smoking. By taking small steps, you can learn what works for you. Every try counts.

California Smokers' HelpLine

California Smokers’ HelpLine: Free services for teens and adults, including self-help materials and one-on-one counseling. Services are available in multiple languages.

• English: 1-800-NO BUTTS (1-800-662-8887)
• Spanish: 1-800-45 NO FUME (1-800-456-6386)
• Chew Tobacco: 1-800-844-CHEW (1-800-844-2439)
• SmokeFree.gov Smart Phone Apps: NCI QuitPal, QuitSTART, QuitGuide
• Smokefree TXT Support for Teens: Text QUIT to iQuit (47848)

Quit Tobacco Classes - Offered by the Public Health Department - County of San Luis Obispo

Quitting tobacco improves your health and reduces your risk of heart disease, cancer, lung disease, and many other illnesses. Whether you smoke cigarettes, cigars, pipes, use chewing tobacco, or e-cigarettes (vapes), our services can help you quit.

For FREE telephone counseling, self-help materials, or questions about our group counseling sessions, call the Tobacco Control Program at (805) 781-4945.

Tobacco Coalition – SLO County

The Tobacco Control Coalition welcomes all community members and organizations in San Luis Obispo County with the common goal of improving the health and environment of our community.

Tupe Curriculum

CATCH Health at Home en Español!

More than 3,000 – yes, THREE THOUSAND!! – parents and educators have signed up for CATCH Health at Home since we launched just last month, and a consistent request from users has been to add Spanish-language content for parents. Well, we heard you and we’re pleased to launch the new CATCH Health at Home en Español!

CATCH My Breath

This evidence-based program was shown to substantially reduce students’ likelihood of vaping in the year following program implementation. Students also showed a significant increase in knowledge of the dangers of vaping and an increase in positive perceptions about choosing a vape-free lifestyle.

The Cannabis/Marijuana Awareness & Prevention Toolkit

Theory-based and evidence-informed resources created by educators, parents, and researchers aimed at preventing middle and high school students’ use of cannabis/marijuana.

Parents Against Vaping e-cigarettes (PAVe)

Founded in 2018 by three moms as a grassroots response to the youth vaping epidemic, Parents Against Vaping e-cigarettes (PAVe) is a national advocacy and education organization powered by parent volunteers fighting to protect our kids from the dangers of flavored e-cigarettes and the predatory practices of Big Tobacco.

CATCH My Breath

Addressing Student Use of E-Cigarettes.

Flavors Hook Kids Campaign

Learn about flavored tobacco and how to take action to combat the youth vaping epidemic.

Tobacco Prevention Toolkit

Theory-based and evidence-informed resources created by educators, parents, and researchers aimed at preventing middle and high school students’ use of tobacco and nicotine.

Get In Touch

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3350 Education Drive
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

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