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Oregon & Washington

We know quitting tobacco can be difficult to do. That's why we offer a range of proven approaches to help you.

Photo of a woman breaking a cigarette in halfParticipation in a quit tobacco program, use of medications (such as the nicotine patch and bupropion), or a combination of the two have been proven to improve your chances of quitting.

There are many methods available — we'll help you find the one that works best for you.

Talk with a health coach

If you're thinking about quitting tobacco use, a brief chat with a coach can help as you discuss your health goals, options for next steps, and tobacco cessation offerings.

Call 503-286-6816 or 1-866-301-3866 (toll free) and select option 2.

Telephone counseling

Create a plan for quitting and get ongoing support with a tobacco cessation counselor. To register for phone counseling, call 503-286-6816 or 1-866-301-3866 (toll free) and select option 2.

Tobacco cessation classes

Develop a personal strategy for ending your dependence on tobacco products. In the 6-session class, you can explore the behavior changes that will help you overcome cravings, resist temptations, and better handle stress — without relying on tobacco. In the single-session class, you can learn about the process of change, motivational tools, and barriers that hold you back.

Find health classes in your area.

Pharmacy benefit

You may be eligible to receive tobacco cessation medications at your drug benefit copayment price with a prescription from your doctor. In some cases, you may need to participate in an approved tobacco cessation program.

For more information, contact a health coach at 503-286-6816 or 1-866-301-3866 (toll free) and select option 2.

Cultivating Health® Freedom from Tobacco Kit

This self-help kit can help you give up that old habit. Learn about the dependencies that keep you using, the triggers that tempt you, and the barriers that hold you back from making lasting changes. The materials in the kit help you design your own quitting plan while supporting your efforts to make lasting lifestyle changes.

Kits are sold at most Kaiser Permanente pharmacies and through the Health Education Services Department.

To order, call 503-286-6816 or 1-866-301-3866 (toll free) and select option 1.

Other tools

Get tools and information for quitting in our health encyclopedia.

Get tips on how to cope with cravings.

Reviewed by: Jane Erwin, February 2014
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