PA Free Quitline
If you are thinking about quitting smoking and would like some help, a quitline might be just what you need to succeed. Quitlines provide free coaching—over the phone—to help you quit smoking.
Annually, the PA Free Quitline provides services to over 13,000 Pennsylvanians.
Participants are self-referred by calling
Providers refer by Fax to Quit or electronic referral
Individual sessions or group classes and nicotine replacement therapy, if available, are provided by eight Regional Primary Contractors in all 67 counties in Pennsylvania.
Rack cards, post cards and business size cards available for patient waiting rooms or at discharge/end of appointment. Contact RA-DHPAFreeQuitline@pa.gov to order free cards.
Healthcare providers - refer your patients!
Fax to Quit
Fax To Quit allows healthcare and non-healthcare professionals to refer tobacco-using individuals to PA Free Quitline services for expert, evidence-based and confidential coaching to become tobacco-free.
Established in 2002, the Pennsylvania's DOH Pre-approved Tobacco Cessation Registry (Registry) is a resource and referral system at state, regional and local levels.
PA QuitLogix - Check out the PA Free Quitline online! Individuals may register for online access only or include telephone cessation services through the PA Free Quitline.
Spanish quitline services are available by dialing 1-855-DEJELO-YA
Follow-up calls are conducted at three, six and 12-month periods to establish quit rates.
What to expect from the PA Free Quitline:
PA Free Quitline services include:
Up to five quit coach calls
Two or more weeks of nicotine replacement therapy, if available
Unlimited, inbound calls for additional support during times of high risk for using tobacco
During first contact, you will be asked several
intake questions to understand more about you in order to provide you with
personalized assistance. You will be transferred to a quit coach during
your first contact, if you and a coach are available. At the completion of each quit coach call, you
and the quit coach will schedule the next quit coach call that best fits your availability.
Nicotine replacement therapy, if available, will
be shipped directly to your address after completion of the first quit coach
call. You may be contacted after you have completed
the PA Free Quitline services to help us provide better services to all quitline callers.
1. If you've experienced a problem while seeking services from the PA Free Quitline. We will follow-up and ensure you receive the services you need, as well as correct any service issues.
2. Have you quit tobacco for at least six months after using the services of the PA Free Quitline? We love to share "success stories" of our tobaccco quitters. Email or send us your story to the address below.
Department of Health
Division of Tobacco Prevention and
Room 1032, Health and Welfare Building
625 Forster St.,
Harrisburg, PA 17120