Make Smoking History
Real Quit Stories from the PA Free Quitline
"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.
PA Free Quitline promotional materials
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.
Check out the
PA Free Quitline online! Individuals may register for online access only or include telephone cessation services through the PA Free Quitline.
Designed specifically to help women
during and after pregnancy.
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
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.
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 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