Written By Smokefree Oregon
Posted 12.9.2019
Topic Cessation
Are you ready to quit? You are not alone. More than six out of ten* Oregon tobacco users want to quit. And there’s help to do just that.

The Oregon Tobacco Quit Line is a free program offering tips, information and one-on-one telephone counseling to anyone looking to quit tobacco or help someone quit. Available to all Oregonians regardless of income or insurance status, the Quit Line is staffed by real people who are friendly and non-judgmental. Quit coaches will help you make your own plan to fit your own life. No pressure, no guilt. Coaches can even help you figure out if you are eligible for free nicotine gum or the patch.

Quitting tobacco is the best thing you can do to immediately improve your health. You can quit. We can help.

Oregon Tobacco Quit Line: Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Coaching is available in many languages.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Call the Quit Line
  2. Talk with an expert quit coach
    We know what you’re going through. We don’t nag or lecture. We help you feel more confident about quitting for good. There are many different ways to quit. We’ll help you make a plan that will work for you.

    • Tips on what to do when you have the urge to smoke or chew.
    • Times and situations when you usually smoke or chew, and ways to change these routines when you quit.
    • If you’ve tried to quit, we’ll talk about what hasn’t worked and new things you could try.
    • We’ll tell you about medications that can help you quit. We may be able to send you free nicotine patches or gum.
  3. Get more help from your Quit Guide
    We’ll send you a Quit Guide chosen just for you.
  4. Ask for support and plan your rewards
    Tell your family and friends about your quit plan and ask for their support, and plan rewards for yourself.
  5. Quit and celebrate
    Save money! Enjoy better health! Feel great about yourself!
  6. If you ever need more help, call us again for free

Websites with additional information about quitting include:

* Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section. 2018. Oregon tobacco facts. Available at https://public.health.oregon.gov/PreventionWellness/TobaccoPrevention/Pages/pubs.aspx.