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Quitting smoking is not easy, but it can make a big impact on your health and well-being. Keep in mind you don't have to do it on your own.

Talk to your primary care provider about prescription smoking cessation methods. 

Or, tap into these smoking cessation resources to get help quitting. 

Smoking Cessation Classes

Assistance is available to all Charles County residents and is free of charge. The 8-week smoking cessation course is held virtually and in person. View the Charles County Department of Health Smoking Cessation & Tobacco Prevention Programs for more information on the class. Call 301-609-6932 to pre-register and request a Smoking Quit Packet.

Quit E-cigarettes and Vaping

Get the facts about electronic cigarettes, their health effects and the risks of using e-cigarettes at the Charles County Department of Health’s E-Cigarettes & Vaping page. The page provides a number of links to learn about the risks of vaping and how to quit.

Call the 24/7 Quitline

If you're unable to attend an event, help is still available. Call 1-800-Quit-Now (1-800-784-8669) for free phone counseling and nicotine replacement patches. The Quitline is open 24/7 for those 13 years of age and older. English and other languages are available.