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Real Stories
Corinne "Ask others how they quit and learn from their experience."
Katrina "With the patch, I didn’t have to quit smoking alone."
Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Liz "With a good support system, if you fail, they will help you get up again."
Hillary "Quitting smoking is the best thing I did for myself."
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
Jessica "I was a follower, now I am a leader."
Mike "Smoking had a big effect on my son. I didn't want to disappoint him."
Jim "A cigarette is not controlling my ability to do things."

The Massachusetts Smokers' Helpline can help you quit!

The Massachusetts Smokers’ Helpline is a FREE and confidential way to get support and information to help you quit smoking.

When you call, you’ll talk to a friendly quit coach.  Your quit coach specializes in helping people quit smoking.  You can ask questions about quitting and make a plan to help you quit.

Your quit coach can also:

Studies show that the methods used by the Massachusetts Smokers’ Helpline really work, increasing your chances of quitting for good by 30%!

The Massachusetts Smokers’ Helpline is open for calls:
  • Monday through Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • ...all other times, you can leave a message and tell us a good time to call you back.

Remember, you can call the Helpline back as often as you want as you quit smoking!


1-800-QUITNOW (1-800-784-8669)

Spanish: 1-800-8-Déjalo (1-800-833-5256)

Other languages: 1-800-784-8669 to connect with interpreter service

Deaf/TTY: 1-800-833-1477


If you prefer an online quitting option, try for online guides, instant messaging with quit coaches, and more!


For quit tips by phone in English or Spanish, call the Quit Tips line at 1-800-9-GET-A-TIP (1-800-943-8284). A new tip every day!


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