Hospital creates quitline to help teens break the vaping habit

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.
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