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RESOURCES TO HELP YOU QUIT SMOKING

California Smokers' Help Lines
1-800-NO-BUTTS

A telephone counseling program, the California Smoker's Helpline offers up to seven free sessions of individual telephone counseling if you are ready to quit now. A study showed that California residents who got counseling through Helpline were twice as likely to stop smoking as those who sought no outside help. When you call, a trained staff person will offer a choice of services, from one-on-one telephone counseling, self-help materials to a referral list of other programs. The helpline has services in the following languages, Monday - Friday, 9-9 and Saturdays, 9-5.

 

  • English: 1-800-NO-BUTTS (1-800-662-8887)
  • Chinese: 1-800-838-8917
  • Korean: 1-800-556-5564
  • Spanish: 1-800-45-NO-FUME (1-800-456-6386)
  • Vietnamese: 1-800-778-8440
  • Tobacco Chewers: 1-800-844-CHEW (1-800-844-2439)

 

CITY OF OAKLAND CESSATION RESOURCES

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TELEPHONE COUNSELING:

 

American Lung Association Lung Helpline

1-800 LUNGUSA

When looking for answers to lung health questions, the American Lung Association Helpline offers immediate, clear and accurate information.  Their mission is to provide detailed and accurate answers about: Lung cancer, COPD, Asthma , Allergies, Emphysema, Smoking cessation, Environmental health, Pulmonary diseases, Tuberculosis, and much more.  FREE assistance from Registered Nurses and Registered Respiratory Therapists who have extensive experience in healthcare. Please call 1-800 LUNGUSA (Monday-Friday, 5am-7pm PST) to speak to someone directly, or submit a question online.

1-800-4-CANCER

The National Cancer Institute offers help for quitting smoking, personalized answers to you questions about cancer, or free publications and referrals to community resources for smoking cessation. English and Spanish.


ONLINE RESOURCES FOR SMOKING CESSATION

Smokefree.gov

Created by the Tobacco Control Research Branch of the National Cancer Institute, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and the American Cancer Society. This comprehensive site provides an online guide as well as downloadable resources to quitting smoking.

Nicotine-Anonymous

The primary purpose of Nicotine Anonymous is to help all those who would like to cease using tobacco and nicotine products in any form. The Fellowship offers group support and recovery using the 12 Steps as adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous to achieve abstinence from nicotine.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Tobacco Information and Prevention Source

Current tobacco-related news, educational materials, and guides to help you quit smoking.

LOCAL CLASSES AND SUPPORT TELEPHONE COUNSELING

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