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Quit Smoking Fact Sheet (2022)

Quit Smoking Fact Sheet (2022) - Clinical Hub, Patient Education, Health and Nutrition Facts For You, Miscellaneous

2022


QUIT LINE FACT SHEET
How the Quit Line Works
www.WiQuitLine.org
Produced by the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research & Intervention
January 2018
A Wisconsinite
calls the Quit Line.
A friendly coach
o�ers tips and helps
create a plan.
The Quit Line sends
free medications
and materials.
They arrive in the
mail. It’s free.
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3 4
Available 24/7
�e Quit Line’s FREE Services
* Available 24/7.
* Telephone coaching for Wisconsin tobacco users who want to quit. �is consists of one individualized coaching
and support call.
* Callers will receive personalized advice on how to quit, information on medications, and assistance with choosing a
quit date and creating a quit plan.
* Wisconsin residents may call the Quit Line back as often as they like.
* Two weeks of free medication (nicotine patch, nicotine gum or nicotine lozenge) and self-help materials.
* A secure Web Coach where tobacco users can interact with others trying to quit, get support, develop personalized
quit plans and track results.
* Information for those concerned about a tobacco user.
How to Reach Us
* Call 800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669).
* Register online: Visit www.WiQuitLine.org and click on “Register Online” in the right-side panel.
Helping Smokers Quit
* �e Quit Line has �elded hundreds of thousands of calls since May 1, 2001.
* About half of callers are either underinsured or Medicaid recipients.
About the Quit Line
* �e Quit Line is managed by the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention
(UW-CTRI).
* It is funded by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.