• Resources for Quitting Smoking

     
     
    12/29/2014

    For more information on quitting smoking and resources to help, check with your local hospital or community health center and visit these useful websites.

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    Organization

    Contact Information Resources Provided
    American Heart Association

    http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/

    QuitSmoking/QuitSmoking_UCM_001085_SubHomePage.jsp

    Smoking cessation information, practical tips for quitting and handling urges, and resources.

    American Lung
    Association
    Smoking Cessation Counseling

    1-866-QUIT-YES
    (1-866-784-8937)

    Smoking cessation counseling by nurses, therapists, and smoking cessation counselors

    American Lung
    Association

    http://www.lungusa.org/stop-smoking/
    1-800-LUNG-USA
    (1-800-586-4872)

    Information on tobacco use and how to quit; Freedom From Smoking programs, $60-125
    (depending on area)

    Centers for Disease Control and
    Prevention (CDC)

    http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/how_to_quit/index.htm List of resources for quitting

    Centers for Disease Control and
    Prevention (CDC)

    http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/sgr/2010/consumer_

    booklet/pdfs/consumer.pdf

    Consumer booklet that summarizes the 2010 Surgeon General’s Report-How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease
    National Cancer Institute

    http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics

    /factsheet/tobacco/cessation

    Fact sheet on harms of smoking and benefits of quitting

    Nicotine
    Anonymous

    www.nicotine-anonymous.org A non-profit 12 step fellowship of men and women helping each other live nicotine-free lives. Group is open to all those seeking freedom from nicotine addiction, including those using cessation programs and nicotine withdrawal aids.

    Quit Tobacco. Make Everyone Proud. (Military Only)

    www.ucanquit2.org Educational campaign for the U.S. military, sponsored by the Department of Defense. Get information about tobacco cessation; develop a personalized plan for quitting, create a personal or public blog, communicate with live trained professionals available 24/7.
    SmokeFree.gov

    www.smokefree.gov
    1-800-QUIT-NOW

    A step by step guide to quitting; live chat (online instant message) with a counselor; telephone counseling.
    SmokEnders

    http://www.smokenders.com
    (800) 828-4357

    The “Learn How To Quit Kit” for $125 - a self-study kit that includes seven weeks of seminars on audio tapes, interactive workbook and counseling services (based on the original live seminar).
    Way2Quit

    www.way2quit.com

    Informational website sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline; provides information about tobacco effects and tips and steps to help with smoking cessation.
    World No Tobacco Day

    http://www.who.int/tobacco/communications/

    events/wntd/en/index.html

    A public health initiative by World Health Organization to encourage abstinence from tobacco products for 24 hours on May 31st. of every year in an effort to draw global attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to negative health effects.