Quit Now Virginia provides free information and coaching by telephone or online to residents who want to quit smoking or using tobacco. The counseling is offered by trained Quit Coaches; in combination with nicotine replacement therapy or medication prescribed by healthcare providers. This gives the patient the best chance of quitting successfully.
- Available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week
- Qualified Quit Coaches
- One-on-one cessation assistance
- Service provided to all Virginia residents, ages 13 +
- TTY service available for the hearing impaired
- Counseling available in English and Spanish
- Tailored services for pregnant women
- Information and self-help materials are available
- Free and confidential
Quitlines services are available in English and Spanish. AT&T translator services are also used for interpretation of over 140 languages. Services for the hearing impaired are available through a separate TTY line – 877.777.6534. Quit Coaches also have received specialized training in counseling pregnant women, smokeless tobacco users, and active military personnel.
Quit Now Virginia Tobacco Quitline
Since 2005, Quit Now Virginia (1.800.Quit.Now) has been a leading tool for helping tobacco users quit their addiction.
Thousands of people have called 1.800.Quit.Now.
The quitline is free, its effective and its confidential.
Now providers and employers have a new way to enroll tobacco users for quit services.
Quitline e-Referral Service is a fast and easy way to get tobacco users on the path to freedom.
If you are ready to refer tobacco users to 1.800.Quit.Now Click Here for more details
Quit Now Virginia Services:
Tobacco use accounts for about 480,000 deaths each year, including nearly 42,000 deaths resulting from secondhand smoke exposure. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease.
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Tobacco Cessation Services
Special multi-call services are available for pregnant and breastfeeding women and the uninsured.
1-800-QUIT-NOW / 1-800-784-8669
1-855-DEJELO-YA /1-855-335-3569 –Spanish
TTY Line 1-877-777-6534 – For Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community
Quitline Online Provider Training
This training is for all providers affiliated with the Quit Now Virginia referral services or anyone interested in learning more about tobacco cessation intervention. You are encouraged to take this one-hour training so that you can learn about Quit Now Virginia and how to implement the referral service. In addition, take the time to review and utilize the many options and resources available to assist you and your patients/clients.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has reviewed this BTI training and deemed it acceptable for up to 1.00 CME credits.