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DHHS Offers My Life, My Quit to Help Youth Quit E-cigarettes, Vape and Nicotine Products

New Hampshire has a tobacco (including e-cigarettes and vapes) quitline just for teens!

My Life, My Quit offers teens access to specially training Quit Coach that will help them build a quit plan, identify triggers, practice refusal skills, and obtain ongoing support for changing behaviors in order to be free from nicotine.

Teens can enroll for free, confidential help by going to MyLifeMyQuit.com or by calling 1-855-891-9989.

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program offers confidential tobacco treatment services to New Hampshire residents who want to quit tobacco including electronic cigarettes, vapes, and/or liquid nicotine through the programs QuitNow-NH and My Life, My Quit.


NH DHHS Promotes On-Demand Professional Development for Healthcare Professionals

To ensure healthcare professionals have access to evidence-driven tobacco treatment strategies, the DHHS Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program has created a free online training curriculum.  The QuitWorks-NH on-demand professional development modules help health care professionals refer and assist their patients in quitting tobacco and utilizing the services through QuitNow-NH.

DHHS has completed 5 modules. Topics include: Fundamentals of QuitNow-NH, Ask, Assist, Refer: Treating Tobacco Use for Dependence, Pharmacotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Supporting Pregnant and Postpartum Women to Quit Tobacco. The modules can be found at QuitWorksNH.org. The modules accommodate hectic clinical schedules and offer free continuing education credits for each module completed.

Tobacco treatment professional development on-demand modules


 DHHS Awards Four New Hampshire Health Systems
for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence (October 2017)

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) recently recognized four health systems for their ongoing commitment to excellence in treating patients with tobacco use dependence.

The four health systems recognized are:

Dartmouth Hitchcock, Lebanon

Mid-State Health Center, Plymouth

Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc.,Integrated Center for Health, Concord

Greater Nashua Mental Health Center, Nashua

Visit the NH Department of Health and Human Services for the full press release on this event.


 

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are devices, often resembling cigarettes, cigars or pipes, designed to deliver nicotine or related substances to users through inhalation or smoking.

Learn more at the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services.

Read the DHHS Public Health Advisories on e-cigarettes for Pediatricians and Providers:

Pediatricians

Providers