Quitline.com

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Quitline.com

Description

This Web site contains tips and tools that consumers can use to quit tobacco use and that health care providers can use to help patients quit tobacco use. The site includes a toll-free number consumers can call for support as well as instructions on how health care providers can order free materials for patients such as reference cards and brochures. Washington State residents may also receive free nicotine patches or gum by calling the quit line and speaking to a quit coach.

The site also includes the following information:

  • Quit line services
    • Quit line coaches
    • Experience quit line
  • Reasons to quit
    • Cost of smoking (calculator)
    • Secondhand smoke
    • True stories
    • Quit for two
    • Video testimonials
  • Become a quitter
    • Quit tips
    • Quit plan
    • When you quit
    • Spit tobacco
  • Medicaid benefit
  • Resources
  • Media
Some of the resources are available in Spanish.

Developer:

Washington State Department of Health

Funding Sources:

Washington State Department of Health

History

Release Date: 2004
Review Date: 2008
Original Summary: December 2008
Last Updated: 12/22/08

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