Sequoia Strong™ – Teens:
Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs
Find facts and resources regarding substance use including vaping and tobacco, marijuana, alcohol, and other drugs. All services are personally recommended by the Sequoia Healthcare District for District residents, and most resources are free and low-cost. To get started, choose a category below, or type what you are looking for into the search box.
Public Health Announcement
Vaping Illnesses and Deaths
Centers for Disease Control, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners all recommend to stop the use of e-cigarettes/vaping devices (including marijuana vaporizers) in light of thousands of vaping-related illnesses and numerous deaths nationwide.
Crisis, Alcohol & Drug Helpline
The StarVista Crisis, Alcohol, and Drug Helpline provides 24-hour support for persons dealing with crisis, addiction, or for those whose lives have been affected by other’s alcohol and drug abuse.
Stanford Tobacco Prevention Toolkit
The Tobacco Prevention Toolkit is an online, educational resource that provides the latest facts. research, and information on tobacco use including e-cigarettes, vapes, pod-based devices, hookah, and smokeless tobacco.
For Crisis Support, text the Crisis Text Line at 741741.
For Parenting Support, call the free, 24-hour National Parent Helpline at (855) 427-2736).
For Urgent Assistance with Basic Needs including food, emergency housing/shelter, or utility assistance, contact your nearest Core Service Agency.