Quitting is not easy, however studies show that tobacco users are more likely to successfully quit with assistance from trained counselors, medication, nicotine replacement patches and/or gum.
free resources are available?
The Georgia Tobacco Quit Line (1-877-270-STOP)
What is the Georgia Tobacco Quit Line?
It is a free counseling, resource library and support/referral service.
How does it work?
Caller are connected to a trained counselor who provides:
- An assessment of readiness to quit
- A customized quit plan, including up to five additional counseling phone calls
- Motivation and problem-solving advice
- Up-to-date information about physician-recommended pharmacological support, such nicotine gum, nicotine patches and other items
- Information about cessation insurance benefits
- Information about a referral to other cessation services, including local resources
- A Georgia Quit Line Kit, including materials tailored to your readiness to quit
Who can call?
Anyone ages 13 or older or concerned parents of adolescents using tobacco products (1-877-270-STOP).
Hours of Operation
8:00 a.m.-12:00 a.m. (Midnight)
After business hours callers will be prompted to leave their name and telephone number and a Quit Line Counselor will return the call during normal business hours.