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Quit Smoking - Local Help & Resources

Want to quit smoking and don't know how? Get tips and advice from these Pittsburgh area support groups, doctors, and health care professionals. Plus, more Pittsburgh area resources to help you stop smoking.
  1. Why Quit Smoking
  2. Preparing to Quit
  3. Quit Smoking Aids

How to Quit Tobacco
Free help, tips, and classes to help you quit smoking from the Westmoreland Tobacco-Free Coalition.

Nicoderm CQ Patch
Check out tips for quitting smoking, download a discount coupon, and learn how Nicoderm CQ may be able to help you finally quit smoking. This nicotine patch is from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania's Free Quitline
Offered as a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the American Cancer Society, this free service provides counseling and assistance for individuals who are committed to quitting smoking. Smokers who live in Pennsylvania and want to quit smoking, as well as individuals who want to help someone else quit smoking are encouraged to call.

Pennsylvania Tobacco Settlement - Act 77
Learn more about this settlement between the tobacco industry and 46 states, including the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania’s share is estimated to be about $11 billion between the years 2000 and 2025.

Smoking Cessation Classes in Southwest Pennsylvania
You're sure to find a smoking cessation class near you in this list of classes designed to help you quit smoking. Many of these quit smoking programs are free. Covers Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Indiana, Washington, and Westmoreland counties.

Tobacco Cessation Registry - Allegheny County
Comprehensive list from the Pennsylvania Department of Health provides contact details on numerous smoking cessation programs in Allegheny County. Similar lists are also available for other Pennsylvania counties.

Tobacco Free Allegheny
Nonprofit subsidiary of the Allegheny County Health Department is dedicated to providing comprehensive tobacco use prevention and cessation programs in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

University of Pittsburgh - QUIT Program
Quit Using Irritating Tobacco is a free program available to students at the University of Pittsburgh. Find details on the program, plus answers to questions about smoking and its effects on your body.

UPMC - Quit Smoking Workbook
44-page quit smoking booklet from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is available for free download in Adobe Acrobat format. Includes sections on getting ready to quit smoking, different methods for stopping smoking, and how to deal with cravings, relapse, and stress.

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