The U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of lung disease associated with vaping and e-cigarette product (devices, liquids, refill pods, and/or cartridges) use. Please visit our health alert page for more information.
Resources for Quitting Smoking/Vaping/Juuling
UNH Health & Wellness
- Meet with an ANOD (Alcohol, Nicotine, and Other Drug) Wellness Educator/Counselor to discuss where you are and where you want to be when it comes to your nicotine use. We will work with you to design a personalized plan to reach your goals, be it reducing use or quitting altogether. This service is confidential and is included in your health fee.
- Meet with a Medical Clinician to evaluate your physical health, understand how nicotine is impacting your body, and discuss medical options (including medical acupuncture) to decrease withdrawal symptoms commonly experienced during the quit process.
Proven effective, text programs provide users with interactive daily text messages (tailored to their age, sign-up date or quit date), which feature encouragement and empathy, motivation, skill-and self-efficacy building exercises, tips and advice.
- Text “DITCHJUUL” to 88709 to enroll in Truth Initiative's programs This is Quitting and BecomeAnEX
- Text “QUIT” to 47848 to enroll in SmokefreeTXT for Teens
- Text “START MY QUIT” to 855.891.9989 to enroll in My Life My Quit, the New Hampshire sponsored quit program for youth and young adults which provides access to free and confidential text, phone and online support.
- Parents and other adults looking to help young people quit should text "QUIT" to (202) 899-7550.
- The Asian Smokers’ Quitline (ASQ) provides FREE, accessible, evidence-based smoking cessation services in Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean and Vietnamese to Asian communities in the U.S. Eligible callers receive a free two-week starter kit of nicotine patches.
- Craving to Quit® is a 21 day mindfulness-based wellness app based on a successful smoking cessation curriculum developed and tested at Yale University.
UNH Campus Resources to Support Wellness
These resources can support your overall well-being as you work to reduce or quit nicotine use:
Health & Wellness:
- Mindfulness and Meditation
- Wellness Coaching to improve sleep, stress, communication skills, etc.
- Alcohol, Nicotine and Other Drug Wellness Education/Counseling to explore how use of alcohol, marijuana, or other drugs relates to your nicotine use and strategies to reduce undesirable effects of use
- Nutrition Education/Counseling
- Physical movement and play
- Mental health
- Academic support
Live Free and Breathe Lecture Series
The Live Free and Breathe Lecture Series is meant to bring discussion and awareness to the UNH campus surrounding nicotine, tobacco, and vaping. Check our Events page for information about future lectures.
Lecture I: Sara Kalkhoran, MD
"E-Cigarettes: Where There's Smoke, Is There Fire?"
You can watch the lecture below.
- Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarette Use, or Vaping (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- American Cancer Society Warns About Risks of Vaping for Youth (American Cancer Society)
- Vaporizers, E-Cigarettes, and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) (U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
- The Truth
- Truth Initiative
- American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation