Smoking Cessation

Quit Now Virginia
Familiar Assistance For Virginia Residents

Tobacco is a strong addiction, but YOU are stronger.

Being tobacco-free will help reduce your risk of developing heart disease, cancer and stroke. If you are ready to quit smoking or using tobacco, including E-Cigarettes, contact the Virginia resource below that will best meet your needs.

FREE FROM TOBACCO

Free one-on-one assistance for
Richmond City residents.

Call (804) 646-7000
or 311

(Ask for Free From Tobacco)
or visit Free From Tobacco

QUIT NOW VIRGINIA

Free 24/7 phone assistance for
all residents.

Call 1-800-QUIT NOW
(1-800-784-8669)

or visit Quit Now Virginia

DEJELO YA VIRGINIA

Para asistencia las 24/7 para
todos los residentes de Virginia.

Llame al 1-855-DEJELO YA
(1-855-335-3569)

o visite Quit Now Virginia

Live Tobacco Free Today

Research proves that the health benefits of quitting tobacco start 20 minutes after your last nicotine product, and keep getting better the longer you stay quit.

Benefits of quitting smoking

The Truth about Menthol

Menthol makes cigarettes easier to smoke and harder to quit. The chemical compound (menthol) creates a cooling effect, reduces the harshness of cigarette smoke, and suppresses coughing. Did you know tobacco companies systematically targeted certain communities with menthol flavored nicotine products?

Learn more at blacklivesblacklungs.com.

Ways to Get through Cravings

Coping Strategies

Receive support and guidance on delaying the craving—which typically lasts about 3-5 minutes—through the use of distractions that keep your hands and mouth busy. Drinking water, deep breathing, and having open, honest discussions can help. Click the link below to learn about getting a coach to support you when you are stressed.

Learn more at Free From Tobacco Program.

Need help finding resources?
Call (804) 205-3500 or 211

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