Research shows that 80 percent of all smokers would like to quit and that smoke-free public places provide a more supportive environment. Information about cessation programs (to quit smoking) is available by calling the California Smoker's Helpline at 1-800-NO-BUTTS or visiting www.californiasmokershelpline.org. Medi-Cal Incentives to Quit Smoking program offers a $20 gift card to Medi-Cal Members who call the California Smokers' Helpline at 1-800-NO-BUTTS. To get the $20 gift card callers need to have their Medi-Cal ID number, be a current smoker who wants to quit, and ask for the gift card.
Freedom From Smoking Online
Source: The American Lung Association.
How Can I Help My Friends and Family Quit Smoking? (pdf)
Source: California Department of Public Health.
Smoke-Free Babies Sonoma County (pdf)
Free smoking cessation services for pregnant and parenting women.
Which Quit Smoking Medication is Right for You?
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Content provided by the Tobacco and Nicotine Prevention program of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services. If you'd like more information, please complete our online "Ask the Tobacco Education Coordinator" form or contact our office at (707) 565-6680.
If you'd like more information, please complete our online Ask the Tobacco Education Coordinator form or contact our office at (707) 565-6680.
The Department of Health Services responds to complaints and provides technical assistance to the community on a wide variety of tobacco control related issues including violations of worksite no-smoking laws and illegal sales of tobacco to minors.
For more information about tobacco control laws, or to report a tobacco related violation, contact us at (707) 565-6680.