Tobacco Prevention and Control

Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health's Tobacco Prevention and Cessation department provides tobacco prevention resources, community presentations, and smoking cessation and quitting chew tobacco resources.

Free Quit Services For Youth and Adults 

There is more than one way to quit tobacco. No single method of quitting works for everyone. 

  • BBPH FREE In-Person Cessation Counseling
    BBPH does offer free individual counseling. Contact Sue Kahler, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Mayo Clinic Certified at (701) 355-1597 or via email for an appointment. 

  • NDQuits
    NDQuits offers several FREE options so you can find the one that works best for you. All NDQuits services include free counseling, advice, support and free nicotine replacement products for those who qualify.
    NDQuits Phone - Call our toll-free number, 1.800.QUIT.NOW (1.800.784.8669). TDD users can call toll-free at 1.800.842.4681.
    NDQuits Online - Online.
  • MyLifeMyQuit (MLMQ)
     My Life My Quit is a free and confidential program to help teens quit vaping and other tobacco products. If you have a teen in your life and think they might be vaping…let them know about where they can go to get help with their nicotine addiction.
     Text “Start My Quit” to 855.891.9989
    Learn more about the resources available to ND parents and teens by visiting

  • This is Quitting (TIQ)
     This is Quitting offers FREE 24/7 confidential support to young people ages 13-24. Text VAPEFREEND to 88709
    For more information visit

Make your plan toGeneric Buildings and Grounds Sign with Symbols sml quit today. Find your way at NDQuits.


If you are interested in having our staff meet with your organization or group, please complete our presentation form and contact us. The form will help create a starting point for the discussion.
Additional Tobacco Resources (Lending Library, Smoke Free Housing, Fact Sheets, Bismarck Tobacco Coalition and much more).

  1. Susan Kahler

    Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator

  2. Public Health

    Physical Address
    407 S 26th St.
    Bismarck, ND 58504


    Mailing Address
    407 S 26th St
    Bismarck, ND 58504

    Fax: 701-221-6883