Quitting tobacco is one of the most important things you can do to protect your health, and the health of a loved one.
Below are programs that offer free and friendly advice on ways
to quit smoking. INSPIRE Tobacco Cessation Network
The INSPIRE Cessation Network provides cessation services in multiple languages including outreach, referral, one-one counseling, phone counseling, group counseling, nicotine replacement therapy, educational materials and follow-up services.
For information on how to quit today or find a local tobacco cessation provider, contact Breathe California of the Bay Area
at 408-998-5865. To download the INSPIRE Tobacco Cessation Network's "Quit Smoking" flyer, click on the links below:
California Smokers' Helpline
The California Smokers' Helpline
is a telephone program
that can help you quit smoking. Helpline services are free,
funded by the California Department of Health. The Helpline
has been in operation since 1992.
Helpline services are available in five languages: English, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), as well as TDD line for the hearing impaired. There are also specialized services for teens, pregnant women, and tobacco chewers. Call 1-800-NO-BUTTS or visit www.californiasmokershelpline.org
for more information.
Smokefree TXT - Quitting on your phone
Smokefree TXT is a mobile service designed for young adults across the United States created to provide 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help smokers stop smoking for good. To sign-up, text the word QUIT to IQUIT (47848) from your mobile phone, answer a few questions, and you'll start receiving message. For more information, visit: http://smokefree.gov/smokefreetxt/default.aspx