"Want to Quit"
Michigan Tobacco Quit Line: Call 1-800-480-QUIT-NOW (1.800-784-8669)
Who is eligible:
Individuals with no health insurance
Individuals with a County Health Plan or Medicare
Individuals completing a brief health assessment and enrolling in quitline
Individuals can receive up to 2 months of free nicotine replacement patches, gum or lozenges. Medication will be mailed directly to the caller's home.
Individuals enrolled in telephone coaching will receive printed materials and a QUIT booklet.
Coaching calls are proactive; the counselor will call at a mutually agreed upon day and time.
Coaching calls are designed to motivate quitting and prevent relaspe.
Calls are scheduled around times when relaspe has beeb determined to be most likely.
Individuals with Blue Cross/Blue Shield, ATENA, HAP or others will be encouraged to contact their health plans.
Individuals with Medicaid have some smoking cessation covered as a benefit. Call your healthcare provider for details.
The Michigan Tobacco Quitline is a telephone counseling / coaching program. Intake is from 7a.m. to 1 a.m. EST.
Physicians who refer patients will receive a follow-up report of the patient's progress. Fax referral forms can be printed off at www.Michigan.gov/tobacco under "Information for Health care Professionals".
Additional tobacco and cessation resources to help you quit smoking
Celebrate the Effort: A tobacco cessation program.
- Want to Quit Pamphlet: A list of community programs and quit tips
- Michigan Department of Community Health Tobacco website to assist physicans with patients who want to quit.
For more information about any of the above programs, contact DeBorah Borden by email or at 734-544-6874.