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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.

1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669)
1-855-DEJELO-YA (335-3569)  

1-800-261-6259 (fax)

Five Reasons Why Calling a Quitline Can Be Key to Your Success

  1. You can get help to stop smoking—free, with no judgment.
  2. Quit coaches help create a plan that can work for you.
  3. Quit coaches can help you get quit-smoking medications.
  4. You can get helpful tips on:
    • How to deal with cravings and withdrawal.
    • How to get the right kind of help from your friends and family.
    • What websites, apps, and texting programs might help you quit.
    • Whether to use quit-smoking medication and how to use it.
  5. And the best reason of all to use a quitline - you’re more likely to stay quit!

Annually, the PA Free Quitline provides services to over 11,000 Pennsylvanians. Participants are self-referred by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW.  Providers refer by Fax to Quit or electronic referral methods. 

Make Smoking History

Real Quit Stories from the PA Free Quitline

The "Make Smoking History" campaign features the stories of Pennsylvanians who broke their tobacco addiction by using the free services provided by the PA Free Quitline.  While quitting can be difficult, it is possible.  Ex-smokers share their story to encourage others to call the PA Free Quitline and start their journey to a tobacco-free life.

Resources and Information

You can get help to stop smoking—free, with no judgment. Review the Five Reasons Why a Quitline Can be a Key to Success

Individual sessions or group classes and nicotine replacement therapy, if available, are provided by eight Regional Primary Contractors in all 67 counties in Pennsylvania. 

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Rack cards, post cards and business size cards available for patient waiting rooms or at discharge/end of appointment.

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. 

Pre-Approved Tobacco Cessation Registry

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. 

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Check out the PA Free Quitline online!  Individuals may register for online access only or include telephone cessation services through the PA Free Quitline. 

Pregnancy Protocol
Designed specifically to help women during and after pregnancy.

Free Quitline

1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669)
1-855-DEJELO-YA (335-3569)

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.  

Contact Us

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 tobacco quitters. Email or send us your story to the address below. 

Department of Health
Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control
Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction
625 Forster Street., 10th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120