Quit Smoking Patient Resources

Information for patients interested in quitting smoking

 If you smoke or use chewing tobacco, you can lower your risk for cancer, heart attack, strokes and early death by quitting. Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. If you want to quit smoking talk to your health care provider. Quitting is not easy but there are many different tools available to help you quit. The first step is deciding that you are ready to quit. 


Smoking Cessation Handouts 

Reasons for me to Quit Smoking - questions to help you think about why YOU want to quit smoking

Smoking Cessation Quit Kit - packet of educational materials that we give to patients who are ready to quit (individual handouts are listed below)

Smoking Cessation Assistance

UNC Nicotine Dependence Program through UNC Department of Family Medicine - The Nicotine Dependence Program Clinic allows for individual meetings with a tobacco cessation specialist and on going support. Call 919-843-1521 for further information or visit their website.

NC Quitline Website - the NC Quitline will connect you with a trained quit coach who provides help over the phone. The NC Quitline is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week and is free. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669).