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Smoking Cessation Resources

There are a number of excellent resources that are readily available to smokers and their families, including:

1-800-QUIT-NOW is a national router number which accepts callers from throughout the nation and directs them to the appropriate state telephone support Quitline. Quitlines are toll-free telephone centers staffed by trained smoking cessation experts who provide advice and support on how to quit. Telephone: 1-800-QUIT-NOW
Internet address: www.smokefree.org

American Cancer Society
Information about the health risks of smoking, treatment options and how to quit.
Telephone: 1-800-ACS-2345
Internet address: www.cancer.org

American Legacy Foundation
Information about ‘EX,’ an American Legacy Foundation smoking cessation program, and links to resources on quitting smoking.
Telephone: 202-454-5555
Internet address: www.americanlegacy.org

American Heart Association & American Stroke Association
Information about the heath risks of smoking, guides to quit smoking and links to personal counseling and support.
Telephone: 1-800-AHA-USA-1
Telephone: 1-888-4-STROKE
Internet address: www.amhrt.org
Internet address: www.strokeassociation.org

American Lung Association
Information about lung disease research and treatment, quitting smoking and tobacco control programs.
Telephone: 1-800-LUNG-USA
Internet address: www.lungusa.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information about health risks of smoking, tobacco marketing, youth and smoking and tobacco control programs.
Office on Smoking & Health
Telephone: 1-800-CDC-INFO
Internet address: www.cdc.gov/tobacco

My Time To Quit
General information about how to quit.
Internet address: http://www.mytimetoquit.com/

National Cancer Institute
Information about smoking-related cancer.
Telephone: 1-800-4-CANCER
Internet address: www.cancer.gov

Nicotine Anonymous
Offers a free 12-step program and meetings to help individuals quit smoking.
Telephone: 1-877-879-6422
Internet address: www.nicotine-anonymous.org

Smoking Cessation Leadership Center
Online materials and information, including resources for health care professionals.
Telephone: 1-800-QUITNOW
Internet address: http://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/

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