Stop Smoking Links & Resources
The creation of our 100% Smoke & Tobacco Free facilities and grounds is meant to reinforce Southcoast's mission to care for and improve the health of the individuals and communities we serve.
We encourage patients and visitors to take advantage of smoking cessation programs offered in the community.
Community Based Programs
Southcoast's smoking cessation program, Freedom From Smoking (FFS), provides a sense of community support and motivation that help many people reach sensation goals.
FFS is open to the community at a cost of $150 per person.
Register by calling the Southcoast Wellness Line at 800-497-1727.
We also encourage visitors to discuss smoking cessation options with their physicians.
Offers more local information on tobacco cessation programs in the area.
Tobacco Treatment Program
Greater New Bedford Community Health Center
874 Purchase Street
New Bedford, Ma 02740
Tobacco Education and Resources for Teenagers
SSTAR of Massachusetts
386 Stanley Street
Fall River, MA 02720
508-324-3522 or 508-324-3558
Listed in alphabetical order.
A comprehensive listing of resources, tools and news about the risks and dangers of smoking and tools for how to stop. From Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.
The American Cancer Society's guide to quitting smoking has a wealth of information and tips, including its "Freshstart" program.
The website of the American Lung Association has information about its "Freedom from Smoking" program.
Chantix is a prescription medicine to help adults 18 and over quit smoking. It contains no nicotine and helps reduce the urge to smoke.
The Circle of Friends program provides an information line with live agents providing support for smokers who want to quit. From the American Legacy Foundation.
The Massachusetts Tobacco Control Program is dedicated to ending the suffering caused by tobacco use.
Information about how to quit smoking. From Pfizer, maker of Chantix.
A smoking cessation site to educate and teach you step-by-step nicotine reduction techniques.
Get quitting tips and advice from expert counselors, support from the QuitNet community and create your own quit tobacco plan.
Information and chat for quitting smokeless tobacco.
The National Cancer Institute's quit smoking site walks you through the quitting process with free web, telephone and print resources. The site provides instant messaging with a tobacco treatment specialist.
Quit smoking information from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.