Youth Tobacco Use Prevention Mini-Grants Now Available
The Frederick County Health Department’s Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program invites community organizations to apply for a Youth Tobacco Use Prevention Mini-Grant. Grants of up to $2,450.00 are being made available to community organizations in Frederick County to be used for tobacco prevention activities to educate youth about the dangers of youth tobacco use, including e-cigarette use.
All funded activities must be completed by May 31, 2020. Application deadline is Monday, March 9, 2020.
Please see documents below:
Almost 70% of Smokers want to Quit. Are you one of them? Smokers can and do quit smoking. In fact, today there are more former smokers than current smokers.
There are lots of different ways to quit. Some people quit cold turkey and others choose to get help from proven quit methods such as counseling and medication. You can quit. We can help.
Tobacco Free Frederick offers free tobacco cessation services for Frederick County Residents. Group cessation classes are held once a week for six weeks. Individuals may also attend one-on-one cessation counseling sessions. Counseling participants are eligible for free nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, lozenges) with the consent of the physician.
For Frederick County employers, non-profits, community organizations, and government agencies, the Tobacco Free Frederick program can offer free on-site Stop Smoking for Life classes
To find out when the next class is starting or to make an individual appointment call: 301-600-1755.
Maryland State Quit Line. It’s free, it’s confidential, it works! Cessation counseling services are provided over the phone or via web or text, 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Free nicotine replacement therapy is available for registered users. Specialized programs are available for pregnant women and youth. For more information visit: http://smokingstopshere.com/
Tobacco Cessation Services Brochure