Resources for Smoking Cessation
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CPP Smoke/Tobacco-Free Resources List
The Resources List (PDF) provides resources for faculty, staff, and the general public who wish to stop smoking or using tobacco. Download a PDF copy of the list.
Medication for Quitting Smoking
New Lung - Free tobacco/smoking cessation classes are available to the CPP community through Anaheim Regional Medical Center, and free nicotine replacement patches are given to participants at completion. Classes address issues such as identifying triggers, developing coping skills, making lifestyle changes, creating a support system, and preventing a relapse. Call 1-800-NEWLUNG or visit their website for more information. These Orange County services are extended to all CPP students and employees through a partnership with Anaheim Regional Medical Center.
The 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 Public Health and by First 5 California. Call 1-800-NO-BUTTS or visit https://www.nobutts.org/ for local referrals, telephone counseling, and information about free nicotine replacement patches for qualifying individuals.
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Freedom from Smoking Online
The American Lung Association has built an online program designed for adults who wish to quit smoking. The program includes modules with lessons that contain valuable information and assignments that reinforce the lesson's message and your commitment to quit.
Become an Ex
Sponsored by the national non-profit American Legacy Foundation in partnership with the Mayo Clinic, becomeanex.org helps smokers "re-learn life without cigarettes" through a plan based on scientific research and practical advice from ex-smokers.
- Visit the Become an Ex website
Created by the Tobacco Control Research Branch of the National Cancer Institute, the website provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking.
- Visit SmokeFree.gov
- Download the Clearing the Air: Quit Smoking Today brochure (PDF)
- The National Cancer Institute’s Skip the Dip webpage lists tips for quitting smokeless tobacco/dip, including dealing with triggers, managing cravings and handling mood changes.
- SmokefreeTXT is a mobile service designed for young adults across the United States. SmokefreeTXT was created to provide 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help smokers stop smoking for good. The program has a proven track record of success: after one month, 17% of NCI's text program users reported that they had quit smoking and 11% were able to stay quit through 6 months. Visit SmokefreeTXT to sign up
- SmokefreeVET SmokefreeVET is a mobile text messaging service for military veterans who receive their health care through VA. Like SmokefreeTXT, it provides 24/7 support, tips, and encouragement to Veterans interested in quitting smoking. SmokefreeVET is a collaboration between VHA Tobacco & Health and the National Cancer Institute's Tobacco Control Research Branch. Visit SmokefreeVET to sign up
Presented by GlaxoSmithKline, Committedquitters.com stop smoking program is for smokers who wish to use GSK's Nicorette and NicoDerm CQ products.
- Visit the Committed Quitters website
Tobacco Education Clearinghouse of California
The TECC produces low cost educational material covering tobacco use prevention, secondhand smoke exposure and smoking cessation.
- Visit the TECC website
Conceived of by Nathan Cobb, M.D. when he was a smoking-cessation counselor at a Boston clinic, Quitnet was formed in 2000 and has a membership of about 60,000 ex-smokers and smokers looking to quit.
- Visit the Quitnet website
The website for the California Tobacco Control Program, the longest-running comprehensive tobacco control program in the nation. CTCP's mission is to improve the health of all Californians by reducing illness and premature death from the use of tobacco products.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society website contains tips on staying away from tobacco as well as information on links between tobacco and cancer.
- Visit the American Cancer Society website