Tobacco Cessation Resources

Thinking about quitting tobacco?  There are hundreds of programs, telephone quitlines, websites, apps, and other tools available to help you quit and stay tobacco-free. Many resources are free or low-cost. Here is a partial list to help you get started.

  • PA Free Quitline Pregnant & Postpartum Program: Individuals participating in this program can receive up to 9 free, personalized coaching sessions, monetary incentives for each call completed, and free nicotine replacement therapy if medically eligible.  For more information or to enroll, please contact 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)/1-800-DEJELO-YA (1-800-335-3569) or visit their website: https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/programs/tobacco/Pages/Quitline.aspx.
  • PA My Life, My Quit: The PA My Life, My Quit is a free and confidential service for teens who want help quitting all forms of tobacco including vaping.  For more information or to enroll, text “Start my quit” to 36072, call 1-855-891-9989, or visit their website: https://pa.mylifemyquit.org/index.
  • Local resource – Suburban Community Hospital’s Tobacco Treatment Program: The Tobacco Treatment Program offers evidence-based cessation counseling. Please contact 610-270-8390 for more information.
  • Smokefree.gov: The National Cancer Institute created Smokefree.gov to help individuals quit smoking.  It offers quizzes, tips, plans, apps, text messaging programs, and other ways to get ready to quit and be smoke-free for good.  For more Information, please visit their website: https://smokefree.gov/
  • BeTobaccoFree.gov: A site from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that provides free information and tools for quitting.  For more information, please visit their website: https://betobaccofree.hhs.gov/tools-quit-now
  • Become an Ex: Become an Ex was developed in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic and helps you develop a free personalized quit plan.  For more information, please visit their website: https://www.becomeanex.org/

American Lung Association: The American Lung Association website provides tools, tips, and support that can help you to stop using tobacco products and begin a smoke-free life.  For more information, please visit their website: https://www.lung.org/quit-smoking/i-want-to-quit

Magellan Youth Leaders Inspiring Future Empowerment (MY LIFE)

http://magellanofpa.com/for-providers/community/my-life/

MY LIFE is helping to improve the lives of youth between the ages of 13 and 23 who are dealing with issues related to mental health, substance use, foster care and juvenile justice. It gives youth the chance to become leaders in their communities. Magellan Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania has partnered with Central Behavioral Health to host My Life groups in Montgomery County.

 

Community Connections of Montgomery County

https://www.montcopa.org/1585/Community-Connections

Community Connection Navicates are skilled human service professionals…who are knowledgeable about charitable organizations, county, and state resources. They can provide quick information for simple questions. They can also work with residents on complex issues. Residents can work with the same Navicate during their interaction with Community Connections allowing the Navicate to serve as both a navigator of the system and as an advocate for the individual throughout the process. This service is FREE of charge to ANY MONTGOMERY COUNTY RESIDENT. Language line services are readily available.

2-1-1. GET CONNECTED. GET ANSWERS.

http://211sepa.org/

 

211 SEPA is part of the national 211 Call Centers initiative that seeks to provide an easy-to-remember telephone number and web resource for finding health and human services– for everyday needs and in crisis situations. This number replaces the Your Way Home number so you can easily reach a Your Way Home support 24/7. You can also search Montgomery Counties vast database of services and providers to find the help you need today.