QUIT LINE

1-800-QUIT-NOW

Call the Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669).

You may also join the program online at www.tnquitline.org. IT’S FREE!!

It’s hard to quit smoking. But studies show that people who use a program really do better.

Now you can sign up for the FREE Tennessee Tobacco Quit Line program to help you quit for good.

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BABY & ME Tobacco Free Program ™

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FAQ

What is the QuitLine?

  • The Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine is a toll-free telephone service that provides personalized support for Tennesseans who want to quit smoking or chewing tobacco.

How will the QuitLine help?

  • When you call the QuitLine you will be assigned your own quit coach.

  • Your quit coach will help you understand how to quit tobacco and help you develop a plan that works for you.

  • The plan will fit YOUR needs and you have the same quit coach for a whole year.

How Does Telephone Coaching Work?

  • The quit coach’s help you figure out what works best for you.

  • A quit coach doesn’t tell you what to do.

  • You work with a quit coach to make changes that fit your life.

Do I have to pay anything for the services?

  • No. Services provided through the QuitLine are free of charge to all residents of Tennessee.

Who answers the QuitLine when I call?

  • Intake personnel explain the services offered by the Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine.

  • They gather basic personal information, tobacco history and assign you to a professionally trained quit coach.

When is the QuitLine available?

Eastern Time:
Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m.– 11:00 p.m.
Sat. 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sun. 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Central Time:
Mon. – Fri. 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sat. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sun. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Is the QuitLine call confidential?

  • All calls are completely confidential.

  • Some calls are recorded for training and quality assurance.

How many times can I call the QuitLine?

  • There is no limit to the number of times a person may call the QuitLine.

I’ve already used tobacco for years. The damage is done. Why call the QuitLine now?

  • Even if you’ve used tobacco for decades, the benefits of quitting are considerable and immediate.

  • Within 20 minutes of giving up tobacco, elevated blood pressure and pulse decrease.

  • In two days, nerve endings regenerate.

  • In two weeks, circulation improves.

  • In one to nine months, fatigue and shortness of breath decrease.

  • In one year, the risk of a heart attack is cut in half.