2020 Tobacco Cessation Programs Referral List

Group Settings

SAINT AGNES MEDICAL CENTER PLAZA – FREEDOM FROM SMOKING

Location: Medical Center Plaza 1111 E. Spruce Ave, Leopard Room, 2nd Floor, Fresno, CA, 93720
When: In person on Wednesday Mornings March 13 – April 24 from 10:00 AM-NOON (additional class held Friday, April, 5), Wednesdays July 10 – August 21 from 10:00 AM-NOON (additional class held Friday, August 2)
Other Languages: Spanish
Cost: Free

(559) 450-2673

SAINT AGNES MEDICAL NORTHWEST – FREEDOM FROM SMOKING

Location: Northwest Building 4770 W. Herndon Ave, Fresno, CA, 93720
When: In person on Wednesdays May 8 – June 19 from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM (additional class held Friday, May 31)
Other Languages: Spanish
Cost: Free

(559) 450-2673

2020 Saint Agnes Medical Center – Courage to Quit®

Location: Hospital North Wing Kremen Room 1 – 1303 E. Herndon Ave, Fresno, CA 93720
When: In person on Wednesdays at 3:00pm

  1. January 8 – 29……………………….…Arturo/Aaron
  2. February 5 – 26…………………..……Reuben/Jo
  3. March 18-April 15…………………….Liz/Jo
  4. *May 6-27 ………………………….……Arturo/Aaron
  5. **June 3 – 24 ………………………..… Reuben

* May 13th at Hospital Heart and Vascular Classroom
** June 3- 24 at Giffen Board Room at the Plaza

Other Languages: n/a
Cost: Free

Call 559-450-COPD to reserve your spot

Phone-Based

CA SMOKERS’ HELPLINE

Other information: Free counseling, self-help materials, text messaging, and a mobile app.
Quitting Aids: Asian-language callers and people who live with children ages 5 and under may be eligible for free nicotine patches, sent to their home.
Medi-Cal: Most members can get quit aids from their pharmacy. First, ask your doctor if a quit aid is right for you and get a prescription. Five quit aids are on the Medi-Cal Contract Drug List.
Languages: Available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Mandarin & Cantonese.
Cost: Free

Web-Based

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION – FREEDOM FROM SMOKING

Cost: Free for basic membership. Premium membership is $99.95 for 12 months

1-800-LUNGUSA

www.FFSOnline.org

ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION – BECOME AN EX

Cost: Free
Other Information: Program contains educational resources and strategies.

SMOKEFREE.GOV

Cost: Free
Other languages: Spanish
Other Information: Educational resources and live help through instant messaging. Text messaging service is also available.

Members Only

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION – FREEDOM FROM SMOKING

Cost: Free for basic membership. Premium membership is $99.95 for 12 months

1-800-804-6074

www.CalVivaHealth.org

Veterans Services

VA TOBACCO QUITLINE

Other Information: Quitline counselors offer continued support through follow-up calls and counseling.
Other Languages: Spanish
Cost: Free to members with Tricare

1-855-QUIT-VET

SMOKEFREE.GOV

Cost: Free
Other languages: Spanish
Other Information: Educational resources and live help through instant messaging. Text messaging service is also available.

Text VET to 47848

smokefree.gov/VET

Spanish: Text VETesp to 47848

smokefree.gov/VETespanol

VETERANS AFFAIRS – TRAIN TO QUIT

Cost: Free to members with Tricare
Other Information: For military personnel and families. Interactive web and phone-based support that tracks your progress and prepares you to quit tobacco for good.
Cost: Free to members to Tricare

1-888-713-4597

www.ucanquit2.org

Teen Services

SMOKEFREE TEEN

Other Information: Young Adults Age 13-19, text message program, Quitline LiveHelp available Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm Eastern Standard Time
Other Languages: Spanish

Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/smokefreeus/

Text QUIT to 47848

https://teen.smokefree.gov/

1-800-784-8669
Spanish: 1-877-448-7848

SmokefreeTXT

Other Information: Sends six weeks of teen-friendly quit texts to their cell phones

Smokefree Teen

Other Information: This site provides tools to help teens make decisions about smoking

Become an Ex

Other Information: (Must be 13 or older). Become an Ex uses a systematic program to prepare a customized quit plan and is sponsored by Truth Initiative.

US Food and Drug Administration: The Real Cost

Other Information: A new media campaign from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration details what smoking can cost, and offers information on different ways teens can quit smoking

I Quit

Other Information: An interactive site designed for teens, including daily tips, reasons to quit, and advice about what to expect when quitting. The site also has printable quit plans for a cold turkey method and for a countdown method

I Quit Brochure

Other Information: Adapted from the Anne Arundel County, Maryland Department of Health, this brochure helps adolescents manage the quitting process

My Last Dip

Other Information: My Last Dip deals with chewing tobacco users. This site offers participants monetary rewards for participating in online surveys

Asian Smokers’ Quitline

ASIAN SMOKERS’ QUITLINE

Other Information: Call toll-free, Monday-Friday 7 am to 9 pm Pacific Time, 10 am to 12 am Eastern Time
Other Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, Vietnamese

Chinese: 1-800-838-8917

Korean: 1-800-556-5564

Vietnamese: 1-800-778-8440