How We Can Help
Smoking Cessation Treatment Information
Our physicians understand how difficult it is to quit smoking and can provide services to help you succeed, including:
- Education. With so many different tools to quit smoking available, it can be difficult to pick which one will work best for you. Our physicians educate you on the pros and cons of each tool, explain what to expect while you are quitting and help identify resources that are available in your area.
- Prescription medications. Studies have shown that new medications can help some people who smoke quit more effectively. Our physicians will work with you to determine if these medications are right for you.
- Referrals to specialists. If you have developed health conditions as result of tobacco use, our primary care physicians can refer you to our highly skilled specialists such as cardiologists or pulmonologists to treat and manage these conditions. We may also refer you to other experts to help you deal with the difficulties of quitting, such as support groups or psychiatrists.
Smoking Cessation Locations & Physicians
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Smoking Cessation Support Services
A variety of online resources are available to assist you on your quitting journey. The following websites provide reliable information on smoking cessation:
A Sampling of Smoking Cessation Support Services
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society focuses on the rewards of quitting smoking, from the immediate health benefits to cost savings and gives advice on techniques for quitting.
American Heart Association
This site offers resources for dealing with urges, examples of what your life will be like after quitting and tips on how to start your quitting journey.
American Lung Association
This website provides information on the health effects of tobacco use and how to quit, as well as resources for workplaces on going smoke-free.
Centers for Disease Control
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website hosts research on quitting techniques, statistics on tobacco use basic information on the effects of smoking.
Quit Now Indiana
Quit Now Indiana provides general quitting information as well as local resources for tobacco cessation.
This United States government website contains a variety of quitting resources including cellphone apps, text message services, real quitting stories the ability to instant message or call experts for quitting support.
- National Cancer Institute
Indiana Tobacco Quitline
This is a free and confidential telephone-based counseling service designed to help all Indiana Tobacco users live Tobacco free lives.