The following resources may be very helpful to you on your nicotine-free journey, regardless of whether you are getting your nicotine from tobacco, electronic smoking devices such as e-cigarettes, mods, hookhah pens, cigarillos, chewing tobacco, splits, honey blunts, cigars or cigarettes, these people and organizations provide compassionate, non-judgemental help at your own pace, schedule and readiness to change. If one method doesn't work, try another one until you are completely free of all nicotine cravings. Help for low income people is also available.
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Marin County Resources to Reduce Nicotine Addiction
(From tobacco or electronic smoking devices:
e-cigarettes, hookah pens, mods)
California Smokers' Helpline: Free telephone counseling, self-help materials, and online help in six languages to help you quit smoking, as well as free nicotine patches to eligible callers.
Call 1-800-NO-BUTTS FREE or 1-800-662-8887
Medi-Cal Check List for free products (click here): Medi-Cal Patient Program
Free Kit for Diabetics: http://info.nobutts.org/blog/free-kit-smoking-and-diabetes
Web based referral for nurses and physicians: Web based referrals
Chew Helpline: 1-800-844-CHEW
Chinese: 1-800-838-8917 English: 1-800-NO-BUTTS
Spanish: 1-800-45-NO-FUME TDD/TYY: 1-800-933-4TDD
Bay Area Community Resources
Beth Lillard, Project Director
171 Carlos Dr. – Map To Location
San Rafael, CA 94903
Type Of Service: Provides community-based tobacco cessation groups for adults, referrals and tobacco education services throughout Marin County. Consultation, training and technical assistance are available to behavioral health and medical staffs.
Cost: Free of charge. Nicotine patches or gum available to qualified participants at reduced cost.
Link to insurance coverage for cessation programs: http://www.lungusa2.org/cessation2/statedetail.php?stateId=06
Additional Web Support:
Note: This list is revised by the Marin County Tobacco Related Disease Control Program of Marin County Health and Human Services.
For further information, contact: 1-415-473-3020 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ready for your freedom from nicotine in tobacco or e-cigarettes/vapes? For free phone counseling or a text support program at your convenience, contact the California Smoker's Helpline at: 1-800-NO-BUTTS (1-800-662-8887) or visit: www.nobutts.org
To learn more about how to join our life saving work, contact: SFMCoalition@smokefreemarin.com