Trying to Quit? We Can Help!
Find the method that is right for you, from group classes to text message programs.
In-Person QuitSmoking Classes in Santa Cruz County
Freedom from Smoking Class
8-week smoking cessation class with a supportive group atmosphere, run by Dominican Hospital respiratory therapists
One-time $85 fee, No fee for Medi-Cal recipients.
One-on One Local Phone Counseling
One-on-One Quit Counseling Over the Phone
Text Message Programs
- This is Quitting: Text “Ditch Juul” to 88709
- CA Smokers’ Helpline: Text “Quit Vaping” to 66819
- American Cancer Society: Text “Quit” to 47848
- Adults seeking to support young people: Text “Quit” to 202-899-7550
Thriving Youth and Community (TYC) is a vaping and cannabis prevention program for Santa Cruz City Schools middle and high school age students. It includes three service pathways depending on need: prevention, intervention, and cessation. More informaiton here. This is a FREE program and all services are confidential.
Breathe Califronia is offering FREE tobacco cessation training services for organizations in Santa Cruz County. There are two options. One is an intensive, 12-15 hour training to prepare staff to facilitate a 6-week smoking cessation program. There is also a 3-4 hour introductory training to introduce participants to evidence-based assessments and referal programs for tobacco, vaping, or marijuana cessation. For more informaiton, contaact Sheila Phan at Sheila@lungsrus.org or (408) 998-5865. Breath California can also provide vaping/flavors presentations to middle and high school students.
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