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

Northwestern University – Tobacco Treatment Specialist
Carol Southard, RN, MSN (American Lung Association Certified)
Phone: 312-926-2069

Courage to Quit Programs

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)

EX (Legacy Foundation)


Stop Smoking

Smoking Cessation Information and Resources

American Cancer Society

American Heart Association
AHA Quit Smoking Page

American Lung Association

Centers for Disease Control

Smoking Cessation Health Center
Information and resources:
Smoking Cessation Exchange Community Forum

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Brian L Hitsman, PhD

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