SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (FOX 2) – Michigan's Department of Health and Humanitarian Affairs wants to quit smoking – and they donate free nicotine patches, chewing gum or tablets all summer. now and on September 30, the MDHHS spends up to eight weeks on smoking cessation resources with the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the previous smoker campaign.
All you have to do is call Quitline at 800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669). The line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The CDC's Counseling Campaign reminds people of the harmful effects of smoking and links them to important resources such as Michigan Tobacco's Quitline Medical and Executive Director and Deputy Director of Healthcare. "As a doctor and public health professional, I very well know the dreadful victim of smoking." MDHHS is committed to helping Michiganders leave their tobacco products and reduce the risk of tobacco-related diseases such as cancer and heart disease. nearly 500,000 Americans each year and is the leading cause of preventable death and disease in the country.
Most smokers, 68%, say they want to leave, but they can not fight the desire. Now MDHHS helps. Users who are interested in opting out are summoned to call Quitline for a free opt-out.
Michigan Tobacco Quitline is a proof-based service that provides free phone and online coaching and text messaging. So far, more than 1
Help is available in English and Spanish. For more information, see Michigan.gov/tobacco .