Tobacco Cessation Resources

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QuitlineNC: 1-800 QUITNOW
A free service for adults and teens. Clients can call the Quitline number and will be matched up with a trained professional to assist with the quit process (all tobacco products, including cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, and e-cigarettes).

Offered on an annual basis by the Chatham County Public Health Department. QuitSmart is a free 3 session cessation program for residents of Chatham that helps individuals quit the use of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products. Interested individuals should contact the Public Health Department at (919) 545-8445 or for additional information. 

UNC Tobacco Treatment Program: (984) 974-0210
The Tobacco Treatment Program’s Tobacco Treatment Specialists offer a comprehensive program, collaborating with patients to develop plans for becoming tobacco-free. These strategies include behavioral strategies, cessation medications, and identification of resources that support tobacco-free living. This program takes insurance, Medicaid/Medicare, and can assist with those who are uninsured.

Duke Center for Smoking Cessation: (919) 668-5055
The Duke Center for Smoking Cessation runs clinical trials to help research new ways to help smokers break their addiction to nicotine. This program takes insurance, Medicaid/Medicare, and can assist with those who are uninsured.

Smoke (offered in English and Spanish):
Tools and tips to help quit tobacco use, including developing a quit plan, text messaging services, and smart phone apps.

A free mobile texting service across the US. It provides 24/7 advise, encouragement and tips to help youth and adults stop smoking for good.

Quit START app:
Free smart phone app (track cravings, moods, personal messages to assist individual in quit process.)

Smokefree 60+:
It is never too late to quit. This website has free tools and tips to help older adults quit tobacco.

Become An Ex:

A free online quit plan.

American Lung Association Freedom From Smoking: 1-800-LUNG-USA
This online program is specifically designed for adults. This site goes through various modules, each containing several lessons designed to help you prepare to quit, quit, and stay tobacco-free

CDC Tips from Former Smokers
This site has videos and personal stories of former smokers and why they quit. Please visit

You Quit Two Quit:
An online resource for pregnant women who want to quit tobacco use.

Smokefree Vet:
An online resource for the active military and veterans.

My Last Dip:
A free web-based research project website funded by the National Institutes of Health to evaluate ways to help people quit using smokeless tobacco.