You Can Be Tobacco Free!

Changing your menthol cigarette habit takes more than just the will to quit; it takes support.

There are so many people who want to see you succeed. From your family and friends, to others who have been where you are now. When you feel overwhelmed, reach for the phone, and Connect to Quit.

Click on options below and find out more about how you can Connect To Quit:

There are a few way to get support with quitting smoking. You can find others who are going through the same challenges by joining one of the FREE support groups offered in San Francisco. Click on the options above to find out more.
There are many other free resources that can help you get started on your journey to a life free of tobacco. Click on options above to get started.
If you use your phone a lot, or if you think that a group is not for you, take a look at the options above for connections you can make from your phone! You can call or text a coach, or download free smart phone apps to help you reach your goals around smoking.

(Updated August 2019)

 

Quitting Juul and other E-Cigarettes:

You can access a new text-based program by  Truth Initiative by texting “DITCHJUUL” to 887-09.

Click here to find out more information about this new first-of-its-kind FREE quitting program for e-cigarette users.

Breathe California's Ash Kickers Classes in SPANISH and ENGLISH:

Quiere dejar de fumar o reducir cuanto fuma?
Grupo gratis en español, 6 sesiones con informacion, ayuda, parches de nicotina gratis y otros materiales para ayudarle a dejar de fumar. Recibira una targeta de regalo al asistir.

Llame Breathe California para más información:
(650) 994-5868 x 302
Deje un mensaje con su nombre y número, y le contestaremos la llamada lo más pronto posible!

 

Want to quit smoking or cut back?
Free quit smoking group, 6 sessions with information, help, free nicotine patches and other materials to help you quit. Free gift card for attending.

To sign up, or to find out more,  please call (650) 994-5868 x 302

Groups for Transgender and Gender Non-Binary People:

San Francisco Community Health Center and Gender Health San Francisco have partnered to provide a 5-week tobacco cessation class series for transgender and gender non-binary people who are actively working toward gender affirming surgery. The class series will take place at Gender Health San Francisco. Food and a $20 incentive is provided at each class.

If you have any questions about the class series, please contact Mariah Santiago at mariah@sfcommunityhealth.org.

Classes are held every Wednesday for five weeks starting Wednesday, July 31, 2019.

California Smokers' Helpline:

The California Smokers’ 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 and Android.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

The Centers 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.