Resources

Download our QUITTER's circle® app

Quitters Circleapp

This convenient app is designed to help you meet your smoking cessation goals and find the support you need to "stay quit." To download the app to your Anroid or Apple mobile device, search for and download the "Quitter's Circle" app, or simply click one of the links below. When prompted, enter the member ID "WRH."

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Google Play Store

Quitter's Circle® is a Pfizer trademark. 

 

Other Resources

American Heart Association Scientific Statements:

Circulation  – Journal of the American Heart Association

A statement from the committee of Atherosclerosis and Hypertension in Children, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, American Heart Association

Active and Passive Tobacco Exposure: A serious Pediatric Health Problem

Cigarette Smoking, Cardiovascular Disease, and Stroke

A Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the American Heart Association

Ira S. Ockene, MD; Nancy Houston Miller, RN; For the American Heart Association Task Force on Risk Reduction
Cigarette Smoking CVD and Stroke

National Organizations offering resources and support:

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is here to help you take steps every day to stay well. We have the resources, information, and support you need to stay motivated to eat right and get active, quit smoking or help a loved one kick the habit, and understand what cancer screenings you need.

Phone: 1-800-ACS-2345 www.cancer.org

Fresh Start Program
Fresh Start is designed to help employees plan a successful quit attempt by providing essential information, skills for coping with cravings, and group support.

Phone: 1-800-227-2345 www.acsworkplacesolutions.com

American Heart Association
Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question.

Phone: 1-800-242-8721 www.heart.org

American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is working to strengthen laws and policies that protect everyone from secondhand smoke and prevent young people from starting. We are also committed to helping smokers quit with our smoking cessation programs.

Phone: 1-800-586-4872 www.lungusa.org

Freedom from Smoking Program
The Freedom From Smoking® group clinic includes eight sessions and features a step-by-step plan for quitting smoking.   Each session is designed to help smokers gain control over their behavior. The clinic format encourages participants to work on the process and problems of quitting both individually and as part of a group.

Phone: 1-800-586-4872 www.lungusa.org

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Office on Smoking and Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
CDC is the lead federal agency for comprehensive tobacco control. CDC's Office on Smoking and Health provides national leadership for a broad-based approach to reducing tobacco use.

Phone: 1-800-232-1311 www.cdc.gov

National Cancer Institute - Cancer Information Center
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

Phone: 1-800-4-CANCER or 1-800-422-6237 www.cancer.gov

Office of the Surgeon General
Tobacco Cessation Guideline
The Surgeon General serves as America's Doctor by providing Americans the best scientific information available on how to improve their health and reduce the risk of illness and injury.

www.surgeongeneral.gov

Additional Resources:

Nicotine Anonymous
Nicotine Anonymous is a Non-Profit 12 Step Fellowship of men and women helping each other live nicotine-free lives. Nicotine Anonymous welcomes all those seeking freedom from nicotine addiction, including those using cessation programs and nicotine withdrawal aids. The primary purpose of Nicotine Anonymous is to help all those who would like to cease using tobacco and nicotine products in any form. The Fellowship offers group support and recovery using the 12 Steps as adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous to achieve abstinence from nicotine.

Phone: (415) 750-0328 www.nicotine-anonymous.org

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. As 1 of 12 agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services, AHRQ supports research that helps people make more informed decisions and improves the quality of health care services. AHRQ was formerly known as the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.

Phone: 1-800-358-9295 www.ahrq.gov

Foundation for a Smoke-free America
Smoke-free America's mission is to motivate youth to stay tobacco-free, and to empower smokers to quit.

Phone: (310) 577-9828 www.tobaccofree.org

FTMC Smoking Cessation Program
This is a self-guided 5-week program to assist in the quitting process. You can work at your own pace and there is a Fisher-Titus Medical Center support coordinator available to answer any questions you may have.

Phone: 1-800-589-3862, Ext. 6320 fisher-titus.org

The Lung Association (British Columbia)
Offering a variety of services free of charge to help (Free quit lines, support groups, Education and seminars, free signs and decals).

Phone: 1-800-665-LUNG (5864) www.tobaccofacts.org

QuitNet
Launched online in 1995, QuitNet was conceived of by Nathan Cobb, MD when he was a smoking cessation counselor at a Boston clinic. The project was adopted by Join Together, a project of Boston University School of Public Health. With the University's help, QuitNet.com, Inc. was formed in 2000 to take on the role of expanding QuitNet into a self supporting service operating worldwide.

www.quitnet.com

The Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program
The Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program is dedicated to reducing the health and economic burden of tobacco use. We continue to work toward an environment where all people in Massachusetts can live tobacco-free.

Phone: 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) www.trytostop.org

Tobacco-Free Kids
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leading force in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. We advocate for public policies proven to prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke.

Phone: (202) 296-5469 www.tobaccofreekids.org

Legacy for Longer Healthier Lives
Legacy is dedicated to building a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit. The Foundation develops programs that address the health effects of tobacco use. We want to help all young people reject tobacco, and give everyone access to tobacco prevention and cessation services.

Phone: (202) 454-5555 www.americanlegacy.org

SmokeFree.gov
Smokefree.gov is intended to help you or someone you care about quit smoking. Different people need different resources as they try to quit. The information and professional assistance available via Smoke Free is aimed at supporting both your immediate and long-term needs as you become, and remain, a nonsmoker.

Phone: 1-877-44U-QUIT (1-877-448-7848) www.smokefree.gov

Mayo Clinic – Stop Smoking Program
Mayo Clinic provides top-quality, evidence-based care in a nonjudgmental and supportive manner to help you stop smoking. Your treatment team offers you support and works with you to develop an effective stop-smoking plan to enhance your motivation and the skills needed to quit when you are ready.

Phone: 1-800-344-5984 www.mayoclinic.org