Smoking Cessation Resources
Michigan Tobacco Quitline offers a free quit smoking coaching hotline at 1-800-784-8669. They are supported by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Become a member and receive special tools, a support team of coaches, research-based information, and a community of other individuals who are trying to quit smoking just like you. To learn more about this program or enroll visit https://michigan.quitlogix.org/.
American Cancer Society provides resources and information on the benefits of quitting smoking and offers printed material. The American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday in November (a designated day to put all your effort into planning to quit or starting to quit that day). The lifeline hotline is available 24/7 at 1-800-227-2345. Visit the website for more information and/or consider the live chat available 7am-6:30pm CST at http://www.cancer.org/healthy/stay-away-from-tobacco.html
American Heart Association offers information and resources to help motivate you to stay on track with your goals. Visit their website to learn more http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/QuitSmoking/Quit-Smoking_UCM_001085_SubHomePage.jsp
American Legacy Foundation offers an online smoking cessation program at www.becomeanex.org. This program focuses and encourages individuals to follow three steps: re-learn habit; re-learn addiction; and re-learn support.
American Lung Association offers a smoking cessation program called Freedom From Smoking. This program shows you how to quit smoking in a safe, supportive environment. Plus, you’ll be given tools and resources to combat your addiction. This will lead to better health, healthier relationships, and more money in your pocket! This website also provides information for individuals who are supporting an ex-smoker. Call 1-800-586-4872 or visit http://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/i-want-to-quit/ for more information.
National Cancer Institute offers information about risks associated with tobacco as well as information to help you quit tobacco. There is also a quitline available Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at 1-800-488-7848 and there are counselors available online Monday-Friday 8am – 11pm. Visit https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/tobacco for more information.
Nicotine Anonymous provides a fellowship that offers group and recovery support using 12 steps adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous. Visit www.nicotine-anonymous.org for more information or call 1-877-879-6422.
QuitNet Online Smoking Cessation offers options to manage your ex-smoking lifestyle. This program has been running since 1995. They offer many different strategies to keep you on track including a daily pledge, a QuitNet community news feed (which is available 24/7), and experts on the subject. To start your journey or for more information visit www.quitnet.com .
CESSATION SERVICES IN SPANISH
American Lung Association: http://www.lung.org/espanol/
Michigan Tobacco Quitline: 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) - Spanish website coming soon.
The National Cancer Institute: https://www.cancer.gov/espanol/cancer/causas-prevencion/riesgo/tabaco
Smoke Free Espanol: https://espanol.smokefree.gov/hable-con-un-experto or 1-855-335-3569.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: https://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/tearsheets/helpsmokerssp.html
Center for Disease Control: Spanish hotline @ 1-855-784-8669