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Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Health Department 249 Billingsley Road Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:

Mecklenburg County Health Department 249 Billingsley Road Charlotte, NC 28211

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M - F

Contact

Health Department
704-336-4700

Youth Tobacco Use Prevention

This program aims to prevent teen tobacco use initiation and provide cessation classes to teen tobacco users.

Activities include:
  • advocacy and training for community advisory boards of youth ages 12-18
  • promoting tobacco prevention curriculum integration in the local school system
  • peer education sessions
The initiative includes use of spit tobacco and programs for specific demographic groups i.e. Hispanic teen peer education and promotion of cessation among pregnant teens. The program is funded by a grant from the NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund.

Services Available
  • peer tobacco use prevention
  • training activities
Client Eligibility

Services available to schools and organizations serving youth

Cost and Payment Information

There is no cost for this service.

For more information, please contact 704-336-4680 or 704-336-4789

Address

Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Health Department 249 Billingsley Road Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:

Mecklenburg County Health Department 249 Billingsley Road Charlotte, NC 28211

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M - F

Contact

Health Department
704-336-4700