Since 2005, Quit Now Virginia has been a leading tool for helping tobacco and nicotine users quit their addiction. Thousands of people have contacted 1.800.Quit Now!
This evidence-based cessation service is for those who want to quit smoking or using smokeless tobacco, nicotine and ENDs. The service offers choices of ways to receive the cessation services, to include planned one-on-one coaching sessions by phone, chat or text, in addition to coach-led group sessions. Members can also engage in an online dashboard for an upgraded experience. The counseling is offered by trained Quit Coaches; in combination with nicotine replacement therapy or medication prescribed by healthcare providers. This gives the member the best chance of quitting successfully.
Quit Now Services Highlights:
- Free and confidential counseling provided to all Virginia residents ages 13 and over!
- Available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week
- Trained Quit Coaches
- Services by phone, text, chat, and group sessions
- Access to personalized dashboard
- Tailored services for pregnant and postpartum people, those with behavioral health conditions and young adults.
- TTY service available for the hearing impaired
- Counseling available in English and Spanish
- Information and self-help materials are available
Quitline 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 and postpartum women, smokeless tobacco users, those with behavioral health conditions, youth, and active military personnel.
Quitnowvirginia.org – Online service
Quit Now Virginia Tobacco Quitline: 1.800.Quit.Now
1-800-QUIT-NOW / 1-800-784-8669
1-855-DEJELO-YA /1-855-335-3569 –Spanish
TTY Line 711 – For Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community
Since 2005, Quit Now Virginia (1.800.Quit.Now) has been a leading tool for helping tobacco users quit their addiction.
Quitline e-Referral Service is a fast and easy way to get tobacco users on the path to freedom.
Providers and Employers – you can refer tobacco, nicotine, and Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) users for quit services.
If you want to become a referral site, use these instructions.
Ready to Refer to 1.800.Quit.Now? Please visit our E-Referral Portal.
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.
Special services offered by the Quitline include:
- Pregnant/postpartum and planning pregnancy
- Behavioral Health conditions
- Youth 13-17 year old
- Young adults 18-20 year old
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.