You Can Be Tobacco Free!

Tobacco-Free Support Groups – 2018!

The San Francisco Tobacco-Free Project offers a program to assist residents of San Francisco to quit smoking or cut back, located at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.

This program consists of a series of classes aimed at assisting those that wish to quit smoking achieve this goal. Anyone interested in attending can call (628) 206-6074 to enroll. The classes provide counseling and support, as well as information on different methods for quitting and assistance in navigating the insurance process for obtaining nicotine replacement and medication.

To enroll, call us at (628) 206-6074.

Classes will be offered for June 2018 at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFGH), in addition to a new 2nd location: 25 Van Ness Avenue, Room 70. The schedule is as follows:

June: Tuesdays at ZSFGH
Class Dates: June 5, 12, 19, 26
Time: 2-4 pm
Location: ZSFGH – 2550 23rd Street, Solarium Classroom (504) in Building 9
Muni Routes: 9, 10, 33, 48

June: Thursdays at 25 Van Ness Ave
Class Dates: June 7, 14, 21, 28
Time: 2-4 pm
Location: 25 Van Ness Ave, Room 70
Muni Routes: 6, 7, 9, 9R, 47, 49, and F, J, K, L, M, N, T trains to Van Ness

July: Class Preview Party at 25 Van Ness Ave
Dates: Tuesday, July 3rd
Time: 5-8 pm
Location: 25 Van Ness Ave, Room 610

July-August: Tuesdays at ZSFGH
Class Dates: July 10, 17, 24, 31 and August 7, 14, 21
Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: ZSFGH – 2550 23rd Street, Solarium Classroom (504) in Building 9

For more information about upcoming ZSFGH Stop Smoking classes and other programs, check out the information below:

San Francisco General Hospital Stop Smoking Program:

Classes will be held at 2550 23rd St, Building 40, on the 5th floor, in the Solarium Classroom, at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.

The Last Drag:

The Last Drag is a stop smoking program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals. Quit smoking in a confidential and supportive group setting. Classes led by a highly skilled and experienced clinic leader certified by the American Lung Association.

Find The Last Drag on Facebook

Other Local Resources:

Quitting Resource List – Updated May 2017

California Smoker's Helpline:

The California Smoker’s Helpline is a FREE telephone service proven to help you quit smoking!

  • English: 1-800-NO-BUTTS (1-800-662-8887)
  • Spanish: 1-800-456-6386
  • Mandarin & Cantonese: 1-800-400-0866
  • Vietnamese: 1-800-778-8440
  • Korean: 1-800-556-5564
  • Deaf/Hearing Impaired: 1-800-933-4TDD

CA Smokers’ Helpline APP!

The  California Smokers’ Helpline recently launched a NEW smart phone app to provide a mobile version of their quitting services. The app comes with tools that help create a stop smoking plan, track triggers, and finding motivation to change the user’s smoking. The app is available for iPhone only.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention:

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has created a series of stories and videos of Tips for Quitting from Former Smokers that may be helpful. They have also created a Facebook and Pintrest page.  This may be very helpful for people looking for support in their efforts to quit.