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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.

Wellness coaching by phone

1-866-862-4295 (toll free)

Get the motivation and guidance you need to take an active role in your health with our Kaiser Permanente wellness coaches. Your personal coach can increase your likelihood of success by helping you create—and stick with—a plan to quit tobacco. If you’re not quite ready, you can work with a coach to increase your readiness.

You and your coach talk one-on-one by phone at a time that’s convenient for you. Make the first move by calling 1-866-862-4295, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) to schedule your coaching appointment. Coaching sessions are free for Kaiser Permanente members and are available weekdays from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (ET).

Pharmacy benefit

You may be eligible to receive tobacco cessation medications at your drug benefit copayment price with a prescription from your doctor.

If you're interested, talk to your doctor.

Other tools

Get tools and information for quitting in our health encyclopedia.

Get tips on how to cope with cravings.

Reviewed by: Velia A. Campana, August 2011
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