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Getting Help with Quitting

MUSC's Pitch the Pack Program

Free smoking cessation program offered to MUSC employees and students. Classes, counseling and a one-month supply of medications are available to eligible participants. Receive a complementary "success kit" with enrollment filled with gifts! Enroll online at http://http://mcintranet.musc.edu/employeewellness/pitch-the-pack.htm 

SC Tobacco Quit Line

The SC Tobacco Quit Line is a free service to all SC residents. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) to talk with a trained tobacco treatment specialist who will assist you in your quit attempt. http://www.scdhec.gov/health/chcdp/tobacco/quitforkeeps.htm

Quit for Life® Program

Developed by the American Cancer Society and Alere Wellbeing and offered by The State Health Plan and BlueChoice to subscribers and their covered dependents. 
Call 1-866-QUIT.4.LIFE (866-784-8454) or visit www.quitnow.net     .http://www.eip.sc.gov/prevention/index.aspx?p=4&s=5  

Freedom From Smoking

Looking for a convenient resource to help you kick the habit? Internet-based programs can provide both individualized support and the advantage of a social community to help you quit for good. Includes a detailed curriculum to help you quit smoking, as well as the ability to download relaxation exercises and full access to the FFS Online Community, which includes Message Boards, blogs and other social networking capabilities. Three months of access to the Premium version of FFS Online for $15.00. http://www.ffsonline.org/

NCI QuitPal App

NCI QuitPal is a free smartphone app to support smokers working to become smoke-free. This interactive app is developed using proven quit strategies and tools to help change behavior and assist you with giving up smoking. NCI QuitPal was developed by the National Cancer Institute using the latest evidence-based smoking cessation methods and behavior change theory. http://www.smokefree.gov/apps/nciquitpal/  

NCI QuitPal’s features:

  • Set a quit date, financial goals, and reminders
  • Track daily smoking habits with an easy-to-use calendar
  • See graphs tracking money saved and number of packs not smoked
  • Receive health milestones and craving tips to stay motivated
  • Connect with social networks to give milestone updates
  • Create a video diary, and watch personalized video messages from loved ones
  • Access NCI’s Cancer Information Service by toll-free phone line or live chat

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