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.
PA QUITLOGIX (ONLINE)
Annually, the PA Free Quitline provides services to over 13,000 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.
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
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 Control
Room 1032, Health and Welfare Building
625 Forster St.,
Harrisburg, PA 17120