California Smokers' Helpline provides a number of services to help smokers and other tobacco users quit. All services are free. Counselors are available weekdays, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Or sign up 24/7 online.
Calling it Quits: Resources for Teenagers on Vaping and Nicotine Cessation
Are you a parent or guardian of a teenager who may have started vaping or using tobacco? Or do you want to learn more about how to start the conversation with your child about substances? Click the links below to learn more about how to talk to your child about vaping, tobacco, alcohol or drug use.
E-Cig Parent Tip Sheet
E-Cig Parent Tip Sheet Spanish
Marijuana Talk Kit [PDF]
What Youth Need to Know and How to Talk to Your Kids About Vaping [PDF]
How to Talk to Kids About Drug Use.pdf
CATCH Health at Home
CATCH Health at Home en Español
Teens and COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities During the Outbreak
Partnership for Drug Free Kids
Santa Clara County Public Health Department: Vaping Resources Sheet
How to Stop Smoking: An Online Education & Advocacy Guidebook
Did you know that youth an young adults who smoke and/or vape are up to 7x more likely to get COVID-19? More alarming, only 44% of young people think vaping and COVID-19 infections are linked. Click the links below to learn more!
Tobacco Free Kids COVID-19 Resources
Journal of Adolescent Health: Association Between Youth Smoking, Electronic Cigarette Use, and Coronavirus Disease 2019
UCSF: Vaping Linked to COVID-19 Risk in Teens and Young Adults
Fumando-Vapeando y el Coronavirus-COVID19.pdf
Educators and Administrators: Check out the resources below to learn more about implementing comprehensive sex education at your school.
Cardea Services Flyer.pdf
Cardea’s COVID-19 Response Google Folder
CDE Website Resources for Supporting LGBTQ Student
Cardea 4 Parents