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?
A 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 can help.


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 to help.


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.


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