Resources to Help You Stop Smoking

picture of a hand crushing a pile of cigarettesThere are free and easy resources to help you become a nonsmoker.

 

Sign up for one of our Stop Smoking Classes.

 

Quit Now Kentucky:  a free telephone or online service that helps people stop using tobacco products. You'll receive free:

  • Support and advice from an experienced quit coach

  • A personalized program with self-help materials

  • The latest information about the medications that can help you quit

  • Contact the Kentucky Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW

 

For Women who are Pregnant

The Centers for Disease Control has made this helpful, one-page fact sheet with information about smoking during pregnancy and the American Cancer Society has information about nursing mothers.

Smoking during pregnancy causes health problems for mothers and babies:

  • Pregnancy complications

  • Premature birth

  • Low-birth-weight infants

  • Stillbirth

  • Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

What's the Problem?

What You Should Do Now:

  1. Learn how smoking during pregnancy harms mothers and babies and how secondhand smoke can harms babies.

  2. Read this tip sheet on how to prevent exposure to smoke during and after pregnancy

  3. Visit the CDC’s “Pregnant? Don’t Smoke!” website for more resources on how to become a nonsmoker during and after your pregnancy

 

For Young People

  • SmokeFreeTXT: A  text messaging program that provides 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help smokers stop smoking.

  • Operation Flame Out: The Center for Disease Control has answers to many questions young people have about tobacco use.