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Smoking Cessation Resources

Counseling

UH Tobacco Treatment & Counseling Program

If you would like to speak with someone to help you quit, this program is offered through University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute. There is a fee that most insurances will cover.

Call 216-896-1810 for more information or to set up an appointment.


Booklets

How to Be a Quitter [PDF]: This UH booklet offers step-by-step information on how to quit smoking. You can read it online, download and print, or get a paper copy by calling 216-286-4636.


Websites

  • Smoke Free: This site offers free text messages and an app to help you quit. Information includes eating and mood issues that may come with quitting. There is a Live Help line to talk to an expert.
  • Become an Ex-Smoker: The free EX Plan is based on scientific research and useful advice from ex-smokers. It isn’t just about quitting smoking. It’s about re-learning life without cigarettes using a three-step program.
  • Centers for Disease Control: This website has a lot of suggestions for helping you quit. It includes a Quit Guide and real-life stories. There are sections for specific groups; for example, LGBTQ+, military, different ethnic groups and pregnant women.

Other Resources

  • The Ohio Tobacco Quit Line is a free resource for people who don’t have insurance, receive Medicaid, pregnant women, or members of the Ohio Tobacco Collaborative. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669.
  • United Way 2-1-1: You can call 211 or go to their website to get information about programs and resources in your community.
  • American Lung Association offers classes at sites, mostly in hospitals. Some places may charge a fee. For a list of classes, go to lung.org. In the search box, type Freedom from Smoking Clinic sites: Ohio. You can also call 1-800-LUNG-USA or 1-800-586-4872.