PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS
Smoking Cessastion Programs in Madison County
Through the Illinois Tobacco-Free Communities Grant, Madison County Health Department offers smoking cessation opportunities for residents and businesses. We also provide educational materials to individuals and community groups as well as at presentations and community events. For more information, call Lisa Modrusic at (618) 296-6104.
Illinois Tobacco Quitline
(1-866-QUIT-YES or 1-866-784-8937)
Illinois Tobacco Quitline (ITQ) is a statewide call center to assist with smoking cessation for residents. It was established in 2001 by the Illinois Department of Public Health funded withMaster Settlement Agreement dollars and administered by American Lung Association. ITQ has nurses and respiratory therapists trained in the Mayo Clinic Model available to answer calls and live chats from 7:00am-11:00 pm (CST) seven days a week. Voice messages can be left and will be returned the next business day. Residents of Illinois can call ITQ (free!) as often as they want to receive information and counseling while they are contemplating quitting, trying to quit, and maintaining their quit status. For more information about ITQ or to chat live, visithttp://www.quityes.org/ .