Get Expert Help

By Instant Messaging


  • Receive information and advice about quitting smoking through real time text messaging with a National Cancer Institute smoking cessation counselor.  Support is offered in English only during specified hours of operation.

By Telephone

Call from anywhere: 1-877-44U-QUIT

  • Smoking cessation counselors from the National Cancer Institute are available to answer smoking-related questions in English or Spanish, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time.

Help within your state: 1-800-QUITNOW

  • Provides an interactive map with toll-free telephone numbers that offer counseling and information about quitting smoking.

Help from National Organizations

National Network of Tobacco Cessation Quitlines
1-800-QUITNOW (1-800-784-8669) / TTY 1-800-332-8615

American Cancer Society (ACS)

American Lung Association

For Military Personnel

Quit Tobacco. Make Everyone Proud

  • A tobacco cessation and education resource for members of the U.S. military, sponsored by the Department of Defense.
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