- Prescriptions for smoking cessation medications.
- Referrals to the QuitWorks program. Quitworks provides free telephone counseling support and a free two-week starter pack of nictotine patches for people who are trying to quit smoking.
(RNs can refer to the QuitWorks program. If scheduling an appointment solely for a referral to QuitWorks, you can request an appointment with a RN. Otherwise, you will be scheduled for an appointment with a Nurse Practitioner.)
LiveWell: Office of Health Education, Promotion, and Wellness
- Health information and referrals.
- Download the Why I Smoke Test & Quit Tips
Smoking Cessation Resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A variety of helpful smoking cessation resources, compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Become an EX
The EX Plan is a free quit smoking program that helps you re-learn your life without cigarettes. Before you actually stop smoking, Become an EX will show you how to deal with the very things that trip up so many people when they try to quit smoking. So you'll be more prepared to quit and stay quit. Become an EX is a project of the National Alliance for Tobacco Cessation.
A free online, interactive program developed by the Boston University School of Public Health. This program blends proven scientific methods with web technology to customize a smoking cessation program for you. It provides tools to help you quit, ex-smoker to smoker support, timely emails and lots more. This site also maintains a directory of smoking cessation programs (classes) and many more helpful links.
Trytostop.org offers online information and an interactive Quit Wizard which produces a Quit Plan and Quit Calendar tailored to meet your needs. This site is part of the Try-To-STOP TOBACCO Resource Center of Massachusetts, funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
You can also receive support through the Smoker's Quitline at 1.800.TRY.TO.STOP. The Smoker's Quitline provides: information about quitting, individual support to help you quit smoking, referrals to quit smoking programs in your area, and self-help materials. All services are free. The Smoker's Quitline is a program of the American Cancer Society's New England Division, funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.