Free help for patients to quit smoking
The following message is from the Department of Health.
Nurses may find this of interest.
Both you and your patients know that quitting tobacco is a difficult challenge. However, calling the Washington State Tobacco Quitline can double their chances of successfully quitting. Already 160,000 people have called to receive tobacco cessation support services. And now, for a short time only, your patients can get their patches and nicotine gum FREE while supplies last.
Washington state residents age 18 or older need to call the Quitline before June 30, 2011 for the free NRT (Nicotine Replacement Therapy). No health insurance required. The program includes counseling and a free course of NRT treatment – nicotine gum or patches.
Encourage them to call the Washington Tobacco Quitline today at 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-877-2NO-FUME.
Quitline coaches are waiting for their call. Or visit www.quitline.com