Tobacco and Vaping Prevention

Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in Michigan. To speak with someone about any of these resources, please call Public Health Promotion & Prevention at 269-927-5622. 

Vaping and E-cigarettes

For information on vaping and e-cigarettes, as well as the severe lung injuries associated with electronic cigarettes or vaping visit

Youth under age 18 who want to stop using tobacco products, especially electronic cigarettes like JUUL can text "Start My Quit" to 855-891-9989. Or enroll in the My Life, My Quit program online.

Quitting Tobacco

Quitting tobacco is a process. Help is available when you are ready to quit. Call the Michigan Tobacco Quit-Line at 800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669) or enroll online to get help with each step in the quitting process. 

Free Services

The Michigan Tobacco Quit-Line provides free services for: 

  • The uninsured
  • Pregnant women
  • Residents enrolled in Medicaid and Medicare
  • Veterans
  • Cancer patients
  • Native Americans

When you enroll, you get: 

  • Special tools
  • A support team of coaches
  • Research-based information
  • A community of others trying to become tobacco free

Overcoming Common Barriers

The expert coaches can talk to you about overcoming common barriers, such as: 

  • Dealing with stress
  • Fighting cravings
  • Coping with irritability
  • Controlling weight gain

Telephone  or online Program

Quitting smoking your way. You can enroll in the free program online or by calling. 

  1. Coaching by phone and additional support via email, text, or instant message. Participants work with a coach to prepare a quit plan, set a quit date, understand tobacco triggers, manage cravings and address relapses. Coaches are available 24/7.
  2. A robust pharmacotherapy program that varies by client is offered. Through this program, you may be eligible to receive a supply of nicotine gum, patches, or lozenges to help your quitting process. 
  3. Planning and educational materials to help participants map out their road to quitting tobacco.
  4. Membership in an online community of others who are working to become tobacco free.

Additional Resources to Help You Quit Smoking

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