Looking for some one-on-one immediate support or coaching? Calling a quit smoking
counselor might be exactly what you need. Whether you are having doubts, cravings,
or just need help taking the big step, a friendly, supportive voice is just a free
and confidential phone call away!
Not quite sure what a quitline is or how it works? Check out our Quitline FAQ's:
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a quitline?
quitline is a quit smoking coaching service available through the toll-free telephone
number, 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
Quitlines are staffed by counselors trained to help smokers quit. These counselors,
who are much like coaches, provide you with lots of helpful information, advice,
and support. No matter who you are, if you are looking to quit tobacco, these guys
Do quitlines really help smokers quit?
Yes! Quitline callers are more likely to succeed than those who try to quit smoking
on their own.
What can I expect when I call?
When you call 1-800-QUIT-NOW, you will have access to many different types of quit
smoking information and services from an experienced counselor. You can expect to
get a personalized quit plan and self-help materials, social support, and coping
strategies to help you deal with cravings. These counselors really understand how
tough it is to quit.
What information do I have to provide when I call 1-800-QUIT-NOW?
When you call 1-800-QUIT-NOW, your quit coach will work with you to develop a personalized
plan and provide you with information that will help you quit tobacco.
During the call, your quit coach may ask you specific questions about your quitting
history, tobacco use, and/or reasons why you want to quit. All of this information
will help them create a plan that works best for you. Any information you provide
or discuss with your quit coach during the call is completely confidential.
Who are quit coaches?
Quit coaches are professionals in your state who are trained to help people stop
using tobacco. They understand the situations that make it hard to quit, such as
being in places where other people are smoking, and they know how to help you handle
such situations. Most importantly, they are are supportive, understanding and happy
How much does the quitlinecost?
Absolutely nothing! 1-800-QUIT-NOW is a free service to help people stop smoking
or quit other forms of tobacco use.
Is there a clinic in my neighborhood that can help me stop smoking? 1-800-QUIT-NOW
can connect you to quit smoking services and other resources offered in your area.
Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for more information.