Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Preventive Medicine

Smoking Cessation Resources

In-Person Smoking Cessation Programs

Illinois Tobacco Quitline (American Lung Association)
Free, unlimited counseling and (if eligible) free medication
Illinois Phone: 1-866-QUIT-YES or 1-866-784-8937
National Line: 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-855-DEJELO-YA for Spanish speakers
www.quityes.org

Northwestern University – Tobacco Treatment Specialist
Carol Southard, RN, MSN (American Lung Association Certified)
Phone: 312-926-2069
www.nmpg.com/physician/carol-southard-rn-msn

Courage to Quit Programs

www.lungchicago.org/courage-to-quit

Locations:
University of Chicago: 773-702-6685; 773-702-6181
Northwest Community Hospital Group: 847-618-7992
Skokie Health Department: 847-933-8252

Online Smoking Cessation Programs

Freedom From Smoking Program (American Lung Association)
www.ffsonline.org

EX (Legacy Foundation)
www.becomeanex.org

Quitnet
www.quitnet.com

Stop Smoking
www.stopsmoking.ucsf.edu

Smoking Cessation Information and Resources

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org

American Heart Association
www.heart.org
AHA Quit Smoking Page

American Lung Association
www.lung.org/stop-smoking

Centers for Disease Control
www.cdc.gov/tobacco

WebMD
Smoking Cessation Health Center
Information and resources:
www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation
Smoking Cessation Exchange Community Forum
exchanges.webmd.com/smoking-cessation-exchange

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Brian L Hitsman, PhD

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Behavioral Medicine) and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences