Becoming Tobacco-Free: A No Smoking Resource From Valley Medical Center

Nicotine Replacement

Nicotine patches, gum, and lozenges are available at the Prescription Pad Pharmacy. Valley’s pharmacists also have information about the product choices and use.

Other Programs and Resources

Washington Tobacco Quit Line is a free smoking cessation program offered by Washington State. It offers smoking cessation materials and a "Quit Coach" that you may call as much and as often as you like for individualized coaching sessions. The Quit Coach also provides information about behavior modification techniques and nicotine replacement therapy. This program sometimes offers incentives for various groups. Currently, free nicotine patches for smokers ages 18 to 29 are being offered.

Washington Quit-line Phone Numbers

  • English 877.QUIT.NOW (1.800.784.8669)
  • Spanish 877.DEJELO.YA (1.855.335.3569)
  • Hearing Impaired 877.777.6534

American Lung Association Freedom From Smoking offers two programs. An 8-week class series focuses on the medical, emotional, and stress-management issues that help people become successful non-smokers for life. The second option is a free online program for individuals. Phone: 800.LUNG.USA

Washington Lung Association's own "Quit Now" smoking cessation program provides a full list of available resources and programs in Washington State. Phone: 800.LUNG.USA

Tobacco-free Nurses is focused on helping nurses and student nurses stop smoking.

Quitnet has science-based smoking cessation resources, including quitting tips, advice from expert counselors, and other support services.

Cognitive Quitting examines the behavior linked to your smoking habit and ways to change it.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website contains tips on its Tobacco Information and Prevention Source page.