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California Smokers' Helpline
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||California Smokers' Helpline|
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday 7:00 am to 9:00 pm|
Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
|Description:||Voicemail and recorded messages are available 24 hours a day. The California Smokersí Helpline (1-800-NO-BUTTS) is a free statewide quit smoking service operated by the University of California San Diego's Moore's Cancer Center. The Helpline offers self-help materials, referral to local programs, and one-on-one, telephone counseling to quit smoking. Helpline services have been proven in clinical trials to double a smokerís chances of successfully quitting.
Services are available in six languages (English, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, and Vietnamese) and specialized services are also available for teens, pregnant women, and tobacco chewers. The Helpline also provides information to friends and family members of tobacco users.
English: 1-800-NO-BUTTS (1-800-662-8887)
Spanish: 1-800-45-NO-FUME (1-800-456-6386)
Tobacco Chewers: 1-800-844-CHEW (1-800-844-2439)
ELIGIBILITY: California Residents.
FUNDING SOURCE: The California Smokersí Helpline is funded by the California Department of Public Health, Tobacco Control Program through Prop 99, the 1988 Tobacco Tax Health Protection Act, and Proposition 10, the California Children and Families Act enacted in 1998 at the local and state levels.
|Languages other than English:||Cantonese|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Not Applicable|
|Public Transportation:||Not Applicable|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Funding Source:||See Description Notes|
Smoking Addiction Support Groups
|This record last modified December 22, 2015|