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Utah Tobacco Quit Line

Quitting tobacco isn’t easy. The Utah Tobacco Quit Line (1-800-Quit-Now) is a free telephone coaching program that can help tobacco users end their addiction.

Program Benefits

Waytoquit.org has information about the quit line as well as online coaching. Health professionals can make referrals by going to waytoquit.org/refer-patients.

  • A trained coach will talk with a participant to help them develop a personalized quit plan
  • Receive up to five individually tailored sessions with a coach
  • Get a self-help booklet and information about online resources
  • Opt in for text messaging reminders and support
  • Receive information about how to help a friend or family member to quit
  • Discuss options for medications, including free Nicotine Replacement Therapy to eligible callers (youth are not eligible for NRT)

What Is Provided To Participants

  • A personalized quit plan
  • A quitting coach
  • Guided processes for setting a quit date, conquering urges, choosing a medication, or getting social support
  • Interactive lessons, worksheets, videos, articles, and podcasts
  • Track progress and monetary savings
  • Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy for eligible participants

Resources & Programs

  • Visit www.waytoquit.org or smokefree.gov for more information
  • English: Call toll-free 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
  • English hours of operation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Spanish: Call toll-free 1-855-DÉJELO-YA (1-855-335-3569)
  • Spanish hours of operation 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. MST, 7 days a week

Additional Resources

Utah Department of Health Resources:

  • Utah Tobacco Prevention and Control Program use comprehensive strategies to reduce tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases and deaths. Our primary goals are to help tobacco users quit, prevent youth from starting to use tobacco, protect Utahns and visitors to the state from secondhand smoke, and to eliminate tobacco-related disparities.
  • waytoquit.org

Download Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet (PDF)

For More Information On This Program

livingwell@utah.gov
1-888-222-2542

Sources

  1. Utah BRFSS 2014
  2. Lorig K, Ritter PL, Villa FJ, Armas J. Community-based peer-led diabetes self-management: A randomized trial. The Diabetes Educator 2009 July-August;35(4):641-51