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Get Help Quitting Smoking

Becoming smoke-free is one of the best things you can do to improve your health. By quitting smoking, you can improve your lung function and circulation and reduce your chance of developing certain cancers and heart disease, among many other benefits. It may help you add years to your life.

New Jersey has several support options to help you quit smoking:

NJ Quitline: 1-866-NJ-STOPS or 1-866-657-8677 (TTY: 711). Design a program that fits your needs and get support from counselors. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (except holidays) and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The program supports 26 languages.

NJ QuitNet: This is a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week online resource with free peer support and trained counselors.

NJ Quitcenters: Receive professional face-to-face counseling in individual or group sessions. Locate a center by calling 1-866-657-8677 or visit the NJ QuitNet Resources page.

The medicines listed below are available to Horizon NJ Health members and can help you quit smoking. Ask your doctor if any of these are right for you:

• Bupropion (Zyban)
• Nicotine transdermal patches (Nicoderm)
• Nicotine polacrilex gum (Nicorette)
• Nicotine polacrilex lozenge (Commit)