DENVER, Colo. (WPVI) -- Quitlines have helped many adult smokers break the tobacco habit. Now, a hospital has started one especially geared toward teens and young adults.
National Jewish Hospital in Denver, Colorado already runs the nation's largest non-profit quitline.
It's new enhanced program, called My Life, My Quit, includes educational materials designed just for teens.
They can get real-time online coaching, working with a coach who provides personalized support.
Teens can call or text the toll-free number - 1-855-891-9989.
More than 5 million American teens are vaping and using tobacco.
But many of the medications and techniques which help adults break the habit don't work with younger users.
Hospital creates quitline to help teens break the vaping habit