HOW TO QUIT
Did you know?
If you have tried to quit before and have not been successful, don't give up! Tobacco and nicotine dependence is a chronic disease—is common for smokers to undergo multiple quit attempts. Boost your chance at success by developing a quit plan and a support system. Talk to your doctor about quitting. The use of nicotine replacement therapy may help heavy smokers. Patches have been shown to double a smoker's chance of quitting.
Quitting tobacco improves your health and reduces your risk of heart disease, cancer, lung disease, and many other illnesses. Whether you smoke cigarettes, cigars, pipes, use chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes or vapes, there are many resources out there to help you quit.
You can learn about virtual cessation programs by calling:
1-800-NO-BUTTS or 1-844-8-NO-VAPE
OR register here to be contacted by the California Smokers' helpline.
COVID-19: Those who smoke or vape have been shown to be at high risk of contracting and experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, which is known to impact the lungs and possibly result in long-term health effects.
NEED TO QUIT NOW?
Speak with a Quit Coach: