Health & Wellness

Health and wellness are simple words that mean something different to everyone. There are easy and practical steps we can all take to get healthy and stay well.

Self-Management Programs

A community-based program that helps people manage heart disease, diabetes, asthma and other chronic illnesses.

  • Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Program
  • Chronic Disease Self-Management (Better Choices, Better Health®)
  • Diabetes Self-Management

Tobacco Control

  • Tobacco Free for a Healthy NJ (TFHNJ) is a statewide project focusing on increasing residents’ access to smoke-free air where they work, live, and play.
  • Outdoor Recreation Ordinances (ORO): Learn which municipalities in Burlington and Camden counties have adopted OROs and are smoke-free.
  • One of the ways to reduce youth access to cigarettes, ENDS (electronic nicotine delivery systems) and hookah is by implementing point-of-sale (POS) strategies in establishments that sell these products, particularly within municipalities where retailers are in close proximity to schools.
  • Tobacco Retailer Audits

Smoking Cessation Resources in New Jersey

  • Quitline: http://njquitline.org – Online resource that  provides information about the NJ Quitline, self-help materials, the cost of smoking calculator, and an easy click to quit registration for the NJ Quitline.
  • NJ Quitline 1-866-NJ-STOPS (1-866-657-8677): Free, multilingual, and confidential telephone counseling with a trained Quit Coach available to all NJ residents who want to quit smoking/vaping. Free 2-week supply of nicotine replacement patches available to eligible callers.
  • Tobaccofreenj.com: A clearinghouse of New Jersey tobacco control resources related to quitting smoking, professional training, adult and youth consumer education and information on creating smoke free air policies.

Source: MQC_Tobcessation (PDF)