For free individual smoking cessation counseling, refer patients to the Illinois Tobacco Quitline, call 1-866-QUIT-YES or 1-866-784-8937. You may also complete a Tobacco Treatment Enrollment Form for your patient and the Illinois Tobacco Quitline will contact them directly. Also available through the Illinois Tobacco Quitline, is assistance with nicotine patch therapy; this program is called Break the Habit.

To get more information on smoking cessation visit the CDC's Office On Smoking And Health link.

A Tobacco Cessation Health Care Provider Toolkit is also available for your use.  The toolkit includes patient communication tools, office tools, resources, continuing education opportunities and much more.



               Patient Communication 

                Patient Encounter Documentation 

                Illinois Tobacco Quitline 

               Jackson County Resources 

               Tobacco Coding and Billing/Medicare Benefits

               Smokefree TXT Resource