THINKING ABOUT QUITTING? WE’RE READY TO HELP!
The Maryland Tobacco Quitline is a free service to support you on your quit journey. Learn how the Quitline can be there for you on your journey and help you get started. See the ways to enroll now and watch our video.
The Maryland Tobacco Quitline
Here is the Process – Clear and Simple
Call 1 – Set your quit date.
When you call, the first person that you will talk to will take your contact information and collect some information about your smoking history. They will then pass you along to one of our certified coaches. Together you will decide when to quit and what techniques are right for you. The coach will help you decide whether treatments like the nicotine patch or gum are right for you.
Not only are coaches trained to work with you on a plan that is right for you, they are often ex-smokers themselves and can relate to your situation.
Call 2 – On your quit date.
Now that you have quit, the coach will give you the support you need and help you create a plan to stay tobacco free. This plan will include strategies for how you’ll overcome the strong cravings and learn to get through your days without smoking
Call 3 – Follow up on progress.
The coach will call you when it’s convenient for you to see how you are doing. The coach can give you other tips and techniques if you need them. If you started smoking again, the coach can help you get back on track.
Call 4 – Final check-in.
On your final call, your coach will check in with you to provide encouragement to stay tobacco free and help you set up a long-term plan to stay smoke-free.
Telephone-based cessation support through 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) with 24/7 counseling.
Text message support can be one of your options in addition to phone or web services.
24/7 online counseling and feedback from coaches trained to assist in the quitting process.