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Carroll County Health Department: Tobacco, Vaping, and Nicotine Cessation Program

The Carroll County Health Department’s Tobacco, Vaping, and Nicotine Prevention and Cessation Program offers education and resources on all types of tobacco and nicotine products (including electronic cigarettes), second-hand smoke, and preventing and quitting tobacco use.

Individual and group cessation counseling is available in-person, virtually, or by phone. Participants may be eligible to receive vouchers to cover the cost of nicotine replacement patches, gum or lozenges.

For more information, call 410-876-4443 or 410-876-4429.



Maryland Tobacco Quitline

FREE phone, web, and text messaging service available to all Maryland residents over the age of 13 to help with quitting any form of tobacco. The Quitline provides services by highly trained coaches to Marylanders 13 years and older, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Free resources and specialized programs available, including:

Parents and Expectant Parents Program

Adults 18+

Teen and Young Adult Program

Individuals with Behavioral Health Conditions

Quitline Vape Help

The Maryland Tobacco Quitline can help you quit vaping or using any other kind of tobacco product.

Live Vape Free℠ for teens

For ages 13–17, learn more about vaping and get help with quitting through podcasts, videos, and live chats with a coach. Text VAPEFREE to 873373 to get started. A free, confidential text message program to help young adults quit vaping with tips, videos, and support throughout the quitting process.

Live Vape Free for parents and guardians

Get expert advice on how to approach your teen about vaping. Browse online courses, chat with a coach, and more.

The Vape

Learn more about vaping.

On-demand, 24/7 help, information and resources to fit your needs, quizzes, tips, plans, apps, text messaging programs, information on challenges when quitting and helping others quit.

Quit Vaping

Quitting vaping can be tough, but planning ahead and getting support can help you quit for good. Use these resources to learn how to manage triggers and cravings, handle vape addiction and withdrawal, and make your quit day a success.


Truth Initiative

This is Quitting

This is Quitting is a free and anonymous text messaging program from Truth Initiative designed to help young people quit vaping. This is Quitting has helped over 600,000 youth and young adults on their journey to quit vaping. Learn more about how it works and the additional resources available for parents of young vapers and for adults who want to quit.

Teens and young adults can join for free by texting DITCHVAPE to 88709


BecomeAnEX is a free, digital quit-smoking plan and online community of thousands of smokers and ex-smokers developed by Truth Initiative in collaboration with Mayo Clinic. It has helped more than 910,000 people develop the skills and confidence to successfully quit. Research has shown that following the BecomeAnEX quit plan quadruples a tobacco user’s chance of quitting.