National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence - Orange County

Tobacco Prevention and Cessation

Tobacco Prevention and Cessation (TPC) is an innovative, comprehensive, community-school linked program that targets the tobacco education, prevention, and cessation needs of youth, young adults, parents and anyone who smokes or uses tobacco.

TPC activities activities aim to increase the ability of schools, community organizations, businesses, health care providers, law enforcement, adult youth leaders and community leaders to implement effective tobacco educational programs and to provide FREE resources to help adults and youth quit using tobacco.

TPC is designed to:

  • Significantly reduce tobacco use among teens.
  • Increase the number of youth and adults attempting to quit smoking/using tobacco.
  • Reduce the number of residents exposed to toxic environmental tobacco smoke.

Ready to be tobacco-free? 1-866-NEW-LUNG offers a
broad range of free services to help you quit smoking or
using smokeless tobacco products.
For more information call 1-866-NEW-LUNG (1-866-639-5864) or visit http://www.newlung.org

Click here for a PDF of the Tobacco Cessation Brochure with more information on the services available to youth and adults living or working in Orange County. All services are provided free of charge.

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