What is the My Life, My Quit™ program?
The My Life, My Quit program is a free and confidential service for teens who want help quitting all forms of tobacco including vaping. Our coaches receive extensive training as tobacco treatment specialists through our CTTTP-accredited program, with additional training on adolescent cognitive and psychosocial developmentfrom a psychologist and professor at Stanford University who specializes in adolescent tobacco prevention.
Coaches use motivational interviewing and cognitive-behavioral techniques to help teens:
Teens who participate in the program receive:
My Life, My Quit does not provide cessation medications to anyone under age 18. Teens who request medications are referred to a healthcare professional to discuss whether medications are an option to support their quit attempt.
My Life, My Quit is developed and operated by National Jewish Health, the nation's leading respiratory hospital and academic research center. National Jewish Health operates quitline programs in numerous states and has helped more than one million people with their quit attempts. My Life, My Quit is funded for use in your state by the department of health as part of the quitline program.
How can we promote or refer teens to My Life, My Quit?
While the decision to quit tobacco is always one teens must make themselves, there are several ways you can help promote the My Life, My Quit program.
Free Promotional Materials
You can download and print My Life, My Quit posters to display in your classroom and school. Or, contact your state health department for printed materials to be mailed to you.
Additional marketing and education materials are available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a Marketing and Media Toolkit.
All materials on the mylifemyquit.com website are copyrighted by National Jewish Health, and are available for use without further permission by citing National Jewish Health as the source.
To refer a teen to your states My Life, My Quit program, choose your state below: