Quitting Smoking for Good
California Smokers Help Line California Department of Health
Call 1-800-NO-BUTTS for free self help materials, referral list, and 1-on-1 counseling or http://www.californiasmokershelpline.org/
Freedom from Smoking Online American Lung Association
This is an online tobacco cessation program. http://www.ffsonline.org/
Fresh Start – Quit Smoking Class Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
6 session program. Fee is $40 per person or $60 a couple. Registration Required. Call 831-759-1890 for more information or to register.
This helpful Web site is the collaborative effort of a number of government agencies. It provides an Online Guide to Quitting, articles, and free telephonic or IM (instant messaging) access to experts—all great resources if you are trying to quit smoking. http://www.smokefree.gov/
Stop-Smoking: Kick the Nic Program Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
Program that includes group support, individual counseling, and medication management. Support group every Wednesday from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Free Registration.
Individual counseling is on an appointment basis. Individual does have a fee, but maybe be covered by insurance. Free Admission. Registration Required. Call 831-625-4765 for more information or to register.
Tobacco Cessation Classes Natividad Medical Center
Call 831-796-1625 for more information.
Stop Smoking Referrals and Information American Cancer Society
Free self-help materials in English and Spanish. To access: http://www.cancer.org or 831-442-2992, Option #3 or 800-277-2345
Health Promotion Partnership Employee Wellness Program Monterey County Health Dept.
The wellness program provides onsite smoking cessation classes per demand. For information on upcoming classes employees may e-mail: 411-HealthPromotion or call 831-755-4611.
CalPERS Smoking Cessation Programs CalPERS
Each employee health plan(Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield Plus and NetValue, and Kaiser Permanente) through CalPERS provides smoking cessation benefits, resources and quit smoking assistance. Information specific to each plan is available at: