Quitline Maps! Call for quit smoking help!

I found this cool link at the Real Age website today.

Quitting smoking may be one of the hardest things you will ever do, but having someone to talk to can — yes! — help you finally beat the habit. Find terrific state-by-state help using the Quitline maps.

This is the information for the State of California. You can even print it out!

California Smokers’ Helpline
In operation since August 1992
Phone No:
Toll Free Number
1 (800) NO-BUTTS English
2 (800) 45-NO-FUME Spanish
3 (800) 556-5564 Korean
4 (800) 778-8440 Vietnamese
5 (800) 838-8917 Cantonese
6 (800) 838-8917 Mandarin
7 (800) 844-CHEW Chewer
T (800) 933-4TDD Deaf or hard of hearing
Eligibility Criteria
For counseling:
For free medications:
Counseling offered in:
English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese
Third party counseling:

Standard Hours of Operation:
Counseling assistance available:
Mon 7:00:00 21:00:00
Tues 7:00:00 21:00:00
Wed 7:00:00 21:00:00
Thurs 7:00:00 21:00:00
Fri 7:00:00 21:00:00
Sat 9:00:00 13:00:00
Sun Closed  
Live pickup of incoming calls:
Mon 7:00:00 21:00:00
Tues 7:00:00 21:00:00
Wed 7:00:00 21:00:00
Thurs 7:00:00 21:00:00
Fri 7:00:00 21:00:00
Sat 9:00:00 13:00:00
Sun Closed  
Closed On:
New Year, Martin Luther King, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans’ Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas
Services Offered
Phone Counseling
– Standard counseling available for an adult tobacco smoker Multiple: counselor-initiated

– Number of sessions provided for typical tobacco smoker 6

– Length of typical 1st session 35 minutes

– Length of typical follow-up session 8 minutes

– Timing of counseling sessions Timed around quit date: 1, 3, 7, 14, 28 days post quit
Web-based Services
Information about the quitline; Information about tobacco cessation; Web-based counseling
Other Services
Voice mail with call back; Recorded messages for help with quitting; Referral to other services; Fax referral for health care providers and other referral sources; Mailed information or self-help resources; Certificate of participation for purposes of obtaining free NRT or Zyban through Medicaid
Medication offered for free or at a discount
– Free medications None

– Discounted medications None
Specialized material available for:
Pregnant tobacco users; Youth 12-17; Smokeless tobacco users; Racial/Ethnic populations
Specialized material sent to:
Health professionals; Those wanting to help others quit
Operator of the quitline counseling services: University of California, San Diego
Funder: California Department of Public Health, California Children and Families Commission
Funding source(s): State/Provincial government, Tobacco tax revenues
As of July 2007″

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