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Quit Tobacco Programs

The following list is an example of quit programs that can be given to tobacco users interested in being tobacco-free. Use the quit programs that are in your community.

Community Programs

Minnesota's toll-free Tobacco Helpline (Quit Plan: 1-888-354-7526)
Free, one-on-one telephone counseling, a quitting plan designed for you, information on medications and quitting techniques. Free nicotine replacement products are provided to those without medical insurance coverage for tobacco cessation medications if they go through the tobacco counseling sessions.

American Lung Association
"Freedom from Smoking"           8 session program            
Metro & greater MN: 651-227-8014
Classes available in your community. Call for locations.

Nicotine Anonymous (12 step counterpart to AA) (click on meetings for a list of meetings in your area)

Internet Programs

For smokers:
For smokeless tobacco users:

Inpatient Program

Mayo Nicotine Dependence Center
8 day residential program
Rochester, MN
Referrals: 1-800-344-5984 or (507) 266-1930

This list of Quit Smoking Programs is for your information. Please contact the program directly for information and to determine if it meets your needs.

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