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New York State has launched a new texting program to combat and end youth vaping.
“This is Quitting” is a FREE text message program which sends interactive daily text messages to users. The program is tailored to specific age groups (13 - 17 and 18 - 24), and will provide appropriate quitting recommendations.
To access the program text DroptheVape to 88709.
Messages include encouragement, motivation, skill and self-efficacy building exercises and coping strategies. The program also directs users to the New York State Quitline, which recently added free quit-coaching and nicotine replacement therapy for eligible users of e-cigarettes to address the growing need to help them break their dependence on vaping.
To learn more about the program click HERE.