If you are currently smoking, HUHS is committed to providing you with support and information to help you quit or remain off nicotine. Quitting smoking has enormous health benefits that begin within hours after quitting. Even if you have already tried to quit, we have confidence that you can succeed. Most smokers try to quit a few times before they are able to quit for good. You can learn from your past efforts and try again.
Stopping smoking is not easy — but you can do it. There are many resources to help you with these efforts!
Our primary care and mental health clinicians are available to discuss
smoking concerns and provide treatments and referrals.
The Tobacco Treatment Specialist (617-495-2068) offers smoking
cessation counseling at HUHS, Holyoke Center. We waive the copay for
Healthwise® a comprehensive interactive website with over 6,000
topics and the latest updates.
Quitworks - trytostop.org (800.TRY.TO.STOP)
Quitworks is a free telephone counseling, information and referral service
for Massachusetts residents who want to stop smoking. Quitwork’s
comprehensive website has tools, information and an online community.
Quitworks also provides free nicotine patches to Massachusetts resident.
An interactive, online program offering education and interventions around stages of quitting and on-line support through forums, blogs and groups.