Youth Quit Resources

Youth Quit Resources
Compiled by Tobacco Free Rhode Island

  • One page document
  • Can be downloaded, printed and shared
  • Text, online, web-based, phone and in-person support available for Rhode Island teens




My Life My Quit

My Life My Quit.
Sponsored by the Rhode Island Department of Health

  • Text "Start" to 36072 to quit smoking or vaping
  • Free and confidential for teens aged 13-18
  • Real-time coaching support by text, web chat or phone

Call 1-855-891-9989

Provider referrals: mylifemyquit.com/Provider_Web_Referral




This Is Quitting

This is Quitting
Program of the Truth Initiative

  • Text DITCHVAPE to 88709
  • Available 24/7, confidential, free
  • Help for teens aged 13-24
  • Receive by text tips, tricks, inspiration, and motivation from other teens




Smoke Free Teens

Smoke Free Teens
Sponsored by smokefree.com

  • Free web-based program
  • Tips and tools to help teens aged 13-17 quit
  • Free and anonymous quit smoking text option (Text “Quit” to 47848)
  • A live chat option, phone chat option, quit smoking app, Instagram program and personalized quit vaping plan

Call 877-44U-QUIT




Become An Ex

Become An Ex
Sponsored by the Truth Initiative & the Mayo Clinic

  • Free online program for all ages
  • Personalize the quitting experience for every participant
  • Includes a customized quit plan, text message support, interactive online tools




Not for Me
Sponsored by the American Lung Association

  • Self-guided, mobile friendly, free online program
  • Utilizes the Not On Tobacco program to help teens break nicotine dependency (vape, smoke or use other tobacco products)

Call 1-800-LUNGUSA




Nicotine Anonymous (NicA)

Nicotine Anonymous (NicA)
Sponsored by Nicotine Anonymous World Services

  • Join a meeting online or by phone
  • Peer-based, 12-step program to help one another live nicotine-free lives
  • Open to ALL those seeking freedom from nicotine addiction, including those using other resources




The Wave Clinic
Sponsored by Bradley Hospital

  • Outpatient clinic
  • Provides care to teens aged 13-18 and their families who struggle with both mental health and substance use issues
  • Individual, group, and family therapy offered

Call 401-432-1119




Downloadable Materials

Downloadable Materials
Compiled by Tobacco Free Rhode Island

  • Free downloadable resources to use electronically or to print
  • Resources are encouraged to be handed out, put up on walls (if allowed), or projected on screens




For those 18+, visit the Rhode Island Nicotine Helpline or call 1-800-784-8669 for free, safe, and effective quit support by phone, text, and online chat. Free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) – gum, patches, or lozenges – may also be available to those medically eligible.

For additional support, contact your pediatrician or in-school Student Assistance Counselor.


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