Online enrollment is now available. Click here to get registered for our free web-based quit program.
The Louisiana Tobacco Quitline (1-800-QUIT-NOW) is your partner, and your Quit Coach® will be there to support you through the quit process. You may call anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Services are free for all Louisiana residents age 13 and older who are ready to quit within the next 30 days.
The Louisiana Tobacco Quitline (1-800-QUIT-NOW) has trained, dedicated Quit Coaches® who have helped thousands of people quit using tobacco. When you are ready to quit, your Quit Coach® will work with you to develop a customized quit plan just for you. Your plan will include a counseling session and a quit kit. You may be encouraged to contact your physician for stop smoking medications, and you will receive information about quit smoking programs in your community. If you are not ready to quit, the Quitline staff will help you figure out what you can do to prepare yourself to successfully quit when you are ready.
When you call 1-800-QUIT-NOW, here’s what you can expect:
1. Get registered with the Louisiana Tobacco Quitline.
2. Schedule a time for your Quit Coach® to call you for a one-on-one telephone counseling session.*
3. Receive information about the online Web Coach program.
4. Receive a Quit Kit in the mail.
5. Receive information about local quit smoking programs in your community.
6. Call back as much as you need for support and advice to help you stay quit (24/7).
Quit Coaches® know ways to make quitting easier by providing support and practical tips that really work. You’ll get support that fits your needs and you will learn ways to change your daily routine to avoid things that trigger cravings. The Quitline really works. And when you receive Quitline counseling along with using FDA-approved stop smoking medications, your chances of quitting for good will be even greater.1 Your health care provider can help you decide if medications are right for you.
*Certain callers may qualify for additional telephone counseling sessions (such as pregnant women). Your representative will inform you of how many sessions you qualify for during the registration process.
1 Tobacco Use and Dependence Guideline Panel. Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update. Rockville (MD): US Department of Health and Human Services; 2008 May. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK63952/