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Smoking and Vaping Cessation Resources

Michigan Tobacco Quitlink -  1-800-QUIT NOW

Are you thinking about quitting tobacco? Do you want to support a friend or family member who is quitting? We can help you find free and trusted resources to get you started on your journey. 

MDHHS offers free quit programs that can be done on the telephone, online, or even by text. Free counseling and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) may be available to certain callers. Counseling is available in English, Spanish and Arabic.

Quitting smoking has immediate as well as long-term benefits for you and your loved ones. It is one of the most important things you can do for your health.

To access FREE resources, click here:  Michigan Tobacco Quitlink

  • My Life My Quit (MLMQ) is a free text and online program for youth under 18. MLMQ provides youth with information about e-cigarettes and how to quit vaping. Print-on-demand materials and other resources for parents, educators, and health care professionals are also available.
  • American Indian Commercial Tobacco Quitline, offered in partnership with the Michigan Tobacco Quitline. American Indian coaches provide services that have been developed by and for American Indians. 1-855-372-0037.
  • LBGTQ+ Michigan Tobacco Quitlink coaches receive special training and supervision for helping LGBTQ+ people to help create a safe environment for quitting.
  • Prenatal Michigan Tobacco Quitlink offers a special program to all prenatal callers. Enrollees will receive help to quit and stay quit throughout their pregnancy and after delivery. Coaches in the prenatal program are specialists in prenatal cessation and have received additional training to help during pregnancy. Enrollees will receive a gift card for each coaching appointment that they keep.
  • Asian Smokers Quitline offers free telephone counseling, self-help materials, and online help in four Asian languages (Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, and Vietnamese). Chinese: 1-800-838-8917; Korean: 1-800-556-5564; Vietnamese: 1-800-778-8440.
  • Smokefree VET helps veterans who get their health care through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) become tobacco-free, whether they smoke cigarettes, chew or dip tobacco, or use any other tobacco products. SmokefreeVET is a partnership between VA and the National Cancer Institute's Smokefree.gov Initiative. This partnership began with the SmokefreeVET text messaging program and has grown to include the SmokefreeVET website and a Facebook community.
  • Medicaid is here to help you quit tobacco! Your Medicaid benefit covers all seven FDA-approved medications to help people quit. You will need to visit your primary care provider to get a prescription. Even over-the-counter medications like the patch require a prescription. Most Medicaid Managed Care Plans partner with the free Michigan Tobacco Quitline. To get help quitting, call or visit the Michigan Tobacco Quitline or call the customer service line on the back of your Medicaid card.

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