Smoking Cessation Programs in Madison County
Currently, free smoking cessation classes are offered at Gateway Regional Medical Center:
Ground Floor Conference Room
2nd Wednesday of every month
Please contact Erin Hastings for more information (618) 798-3638.
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 with Master 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 7:00 am- 9:00 pm (CST) M-F and 9:00 am- 5:00 pm Saturday and Sunday. 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, visit http://www.quityes.org/
Illinois Tobacco Quitline
(1-866-QUIT-YES or 1-866-784-8937)