If you are a smoker and interested in quitting, then you’ve come to the right place. Most ex-smokers attempt to quit an average of seven times before they actually succeeded. So if you’re feeling scared, or unsure, you are not alone! Cessation is not a one size fits all solution. That is why there are several different cessation options, from face to face counseling to texting. We are here to help you find what will work for YOU!
NJ Tobacco Quit Services
MQC for Families
MQC for Families is a free, statewide program offered to pregnant women, new moms, dads, family members and others caring for or living with children under 8 years old, who want help to stop smoking. Tobacco Treatment Specialists meet with clients to help them begin to reduce and quit smoking.
Sessions are unlimited, include incentives and are scheduled at the convenience of each client. Individual quit plans, as well as a plan to help you stay quit are created in partnership with your quit coach.
MQC for Families services are available Monday through Friday
8:30am – 5:00pm
MQC for Families accepts self-referrals through the toll-free number
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Quit for Kids
Quit for Kids is a statewide texting program as part of MQC for families specifically for pregnant women and partners; parents, family members and caregivers of children
Customized text messages to:
Support successful quitting
Educate about child development
Offer personalized coaching
TEXT QUITFORKIDS TO 53016
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FREE, CONFIDENTIAL, MULTILINGUAL
Call the NJ Quitline at 1-866-NJ-STOPS
(1-866-657-8677) to talk to a Quit Coach.
A trained Quit Coach who has years of counseling experience will listen – without judgment – and help you to create a plan for quitting, including how to cope with cravings and ways to avoid slips and relapse.
Quit Coach Hours:
Monday-Friday 8 AM-9 PM
Saturday 8 AM-7 PM
Sunday 9 AM- 5 PM
Web-enrollment is available 24/7 and someone will reach out.
Number of attempts per year: 3
Fax-to-Quit from provider;
Toll free 1-866-NJ STOPS;
Nicotine patches available for eligible callers.
Through funding from the New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Tobacco Control, New Jersey residents have access to 11 Quit Centers across the state. Each Quit Center offers individual and group counseling, resources and support to stop or reduce the use of all tobacco products.
ALL SERVICES ARE CURRENTLY VIRTUAL!
Enrolled clients of the Quit Center may qualify for FREE NRT as part of their treatment plan. Call you local Quit Center today to learn more! Use the INTERACTIVE MAP below to learn more about each location.
Click on the icon to learn more about each quit center.