NH DHHS Meets NASCAR Fans in Loudon, Directs Fans to Free State Resource

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) Tobacco Prevention and Control Program (TPCP) will be at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) this weekend with the shrink-wrapped Toyota FJ Cruiser. The car is wrapped with information about the NH Smokers’ Helpline 1-800-Try-To-Stop (1-800-879-8678) and website, www.trytostopnh.org, and is a new initiative aimed at reaching people looking for support with quitting tobacco use.


This event will provide an opportunity for DPHS staff to talk with NASCAR fans about free and confidential services offered to all NH residents who are looking for help trying to quit tobacco use (smoking, chew or snus).


Along with information staff will be giving out free air fresheners as well as key chains and other materials. The wrapped Toyota FJ Cruiser will be on display today, on Saturday from 9 – 2:30, and on Sunday from 8 – 2:30. The FJ Cruiser will be in the vendor section at the NHMS.