Freedom From Smoking

FREEDOM FROM SMOKING

FREEDOM

FROM SMOKING

Texas Department of State and Human Services offers the following:

 

​Quit by Phone

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Quit Online

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American Lung Association Curriculum

This course is designed to help adults successfully stop smoking and provide tips to break nicotine addiction.  The Freedom From Smoking program uses proven activities and tools to help you understand your own relationship with tobacco—and how to say good-bye to smoking for good.  

Texas Department of State and Human Services offers the following:

 

​Quit by Phone

▸ Learn more

Quit Online

Learn more

FREEDOM FROM SMOKING

NOTES:

1.  All education classes require online registration and payment prior to state.  Classes are offered through a Zoom format.  You must have the ability to access electronics that have video and auditory capability.  You will be required to be onscreen during the entire class.​

2. Before you sign up, you must be able to answer yes to each of the following class rules:

REVIEW VIRTUAL CLASS RULES


▸ All education classes require online registration and payment prior to attendance. You will not be allowed to register the day of the class. ▸ Classes will be conducted via Zoom. ▸ You need to provide a valid email address for class invitations. ▸ Class invitations for all sessions are sent out before the start of the first class. Instructions will be included. Each class has specific instructions to follow. Please prepare ahead of time. ▸ You may access the class via laptop, desktop computer, tablet, or smartphone with camera. ▸ You must physically remain in front of your computer, tablet, phone with your face visible during the duration of the class. ▸ You must be on time. You will be placed in the “Zoom waiting room” and admitted into class. If you enter the waiting room AFTER the class session begins, you will not be able to join the class. ▸ Absences are not permitted. If you miss a class session, you must retake the course from the beginning. There are no "make-up" sessions. This is a regulation issued by the State of Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation. If it is necessary for you to retake the course, you will be required to pay the course fee again. No refunds will be allowed.





 

QUIT BY PHONE WITH YESQUIT.ORG

Call the toll-free Quitline: 1-877-YES-QUIT (937-7848).

 

The Quitline includes these benefits:

  • Quit Coach® – Counseling sessions tailored to you, with a focus on your preparation for the quit attempt and long-term success

  • Access to self-help booklets designed to keep you motivated and prepared for life without smoking or tobacco

  • Advice about support programs available in your community

QUIT ONLINE WITH YESQUIT.ORG

When you join our program, a Quit Coach® will help you become an expert in living without tobacco using the four essential practices to quit for life principles based on 25 years of research and experience helping people quit tobacco. 

The online program includes these benefits:

  • An online interactive quiz to help you think about your reasons for quitting and show you how the program can help you every step of the way

  • A free downloadable e-book on how to make quitting manageable

  • Access to a live Enrollment Specialist to keep you motivated

 
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