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General Agency Information
Name:California Smokers' Helpline
Primary Phone:800-662-8887
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)
Chinese: 1-800-838-8917
Korean: 1-800-556-5564
Spanish: 1-800-45-NO-FUME (1-800-456-6386)
Vietnamese: 1-800-778-8440
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
Areas Served:California
Funding Source:See Description Notes
Subject Headings
Smoking Addiction Support Groups
Smoking Cessation
This record last modified December 22, 2015