You Can Be Tobacco Free!

Tobacco-Free Support Groups

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. There are six sets of classes per calendar year: 3 evening class series, and 3 daytime class series.

Participants of the classes can be referred by a health care provider or they 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.

Upcoming class – JULY 2017 – Orientation on July 11th, Class starts July 18th

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

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

San Francisco General Hospital Stop Smoking Program:

Upcoming class – JULY 2017 – Orientation on July 11th, Class starts July 18th

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 HIV+ 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.

  • NEXT CLASS starts Wednesday July 19th
  • All sessions meet 7-9PM.
  • Class meets at 290 Dolores Street (Cross street: 16th St) Congregation Sha’ar Zahav
  • To register, email info@lastdrag.org with your name, telephone number, email and postal address, or call 415-339-7867 (339-STOP).

Find The Last Drag on Facebook

Other Local Resources:

Quitting Resource List _ May 2017 – 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
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.