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HELPFUL RESOURCES FOR SMOKING CESSATION

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Educational quit smoking resources. Create a home page and participate in an online quit smoking community.


Centers for Disease Control Prevention CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats. The following links are to help people quit smoking:

Make Smoking History
Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Comprehensive tobacco treatment and information website.  Successful quit stories, Support for Quitting, Second hand smoke, Smoke-free housing information, tobacco use statistics.


Smokefree.gov is intended to help you or someone you care about quit smoking:

  • Smokefree apps provides information about several free smartphone app that can help you track your cravings and moods, monitor your progress toward achieving smokefree milestones, identify your smoking triggers, and upload personalized "pick me ups" and reminders.
  • smokefreeTXT:  Text  QUIT to 47848. This mobile text messaging service is designed for adults and young adults trying to quit smoking. It provide 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help smokers quit smoking and stay quit.
  • SmokefreeMOM is a mobile text messaging program that provides 24/7 tips, advice, and encouragement to help pregnant women quit smoking.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services booklet:
Help for Smokers and Other Tobacco Users

Telephone Support

Video on Preparing a smoker to call a Telephone Quitline

1-800-QUIT-NOW, (800) 784-8669
Spanish: 1-855-DEJELO-YA (1-855-335-3569)
Monday-Thursday 9am - 7pm, Friday 9-5pm
English/Spanish counselors available.  Interpreters available in many other lanquaqes.
-Sign up for quit smoking support phone calls
-Educational materials

Quit Smoking Tips Line (800) 943-8284
Free English/Spanish 24 hour tips to quit smoking


Quit Smoking Groups (Eastern MA, Southern NH)
Contact your health insurance provider directly to ask about smoking cessation benefits. 

Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital, Tobacco Treatment Service (617) 726-7443 Smoking Cessation Programs

Burlington:
Lahey Hospital (781) 744-7848 Lahey Hospital Tobacco Resources


Cambridge: Mt. Auburn Hospital (617) 575-8601

Medford: Hallmark Healthcare, Lawrence Memorial Hospital (781) 979-3279 (individual sessions only)

Melrose
: Hallmark Healthcare, Melrose Wakefield Hospital (781) 979-3279 (individual sessions only)


Peabody: Lahey Hospital (781) 744-7848 Lahey Hospital Tobacco Resources

Salem: North Shore Medical Center, Salem Hospital (781) 477-3900 (individual sessions only)

Complementary Medical Care 

Acupuncture 

Osher Clinical Center for Integrative Medical Therapies (617) 732-9700

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 850 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA
Individual acupuncture appointments available

Fenway Health Center (617) 927-6134
Acupuncture Treatment Quit Smoking Program and Acupuncture Walk-in Clinic Monday-Friday 8-10am, 4:30-6:30pm, Saturday 9-11 am. Arrive 45 mins before closing. Group setting. Also offers free one-on-one coaching/individual education counseling. They will work on readiness and provide resources. Meetings are offered Monday 3-5 pm or Friday 9-11 am.

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Society of Massachusetts (781) 893-2185 http://aomsm.org/

Professional Organizations 

Social Work Therapy Referral Service (617) 720-2828, (800) 242-9794 

Find a social worker 
Referral service for therapy with clinicians who specialize in Smoking Cessation, Affiliated with National Association of Social Work Massachusetts Chapter.  Members are licensed clinicians.

Massachusetts Psychological Association (781) 263-0080
Find a psychologist 
Members are licensed clinicians.

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Society of Massachusetts (781) 893-2185
Find an acupuncturist  

For more information or to discuss healthy living concerns please contact Partners Employee Assistance Program at 1-866-724-4EAP.

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This content was last modified on: 04/03/2017

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