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Baby & Me Tobacco Free

Free program to assist pregnant women with quitting smoking. Women who take part in the program go to four learning sessions, take a monthly breath test and then get a voucher for free diapers up to 12 months.
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-2135

Breathing Association

Offers chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) supportive services, asthma management for children and adults, a free Lung Health Clinic (including smoking cessation classes for groups and individuals) and Mobile Medical Unit. They also help with winter heating and summer cooling programs through HEAP, electric bill assistance and window air conditioners to those without central air for households who are medically needy.
788 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203
(614) 457-4570

Central Ohio Primary Care (COPC) Beat the Pack Smoking Cessation Program

A free 6-week smoking cessation program. These sessions are open to anyone who wants to quit smoking. Participants do not have to be a patient of Central Ohio Primary Primary Care to attend the sessions. You can sign-up on their website or call to learn more.

  • 5202 Bethel Reed Park, Suite 100, Columbus, Ohio 43220
  • 655 Africa Road, Westerville, Ohio 43082
  • 6201 Gender Road, Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110

(614) 565-1870

My Life, My Quit

A tailored tobacco and cessation program for youth under age 18 who want to stop using tobacco products, especially electronic cigarettes. They offer education materials and specially trained coaches who will listen and help teens navigate social situations while finding healthy ways to cope with stress, by leading them through five sessions by phone, live texting or chat (enroll online for chat services).
Text or call (855) 891-9989

Nicotine Anonymous (NicA)

A 12-step program offering support to those who want to quit cigarettes and other forms of tobacco. People can go online to search for local meetings in their community, in the form of group meetings and even meetings over the telephone or on the internet.
National: (877) 879-6422 Toll-free
Local: (740) 343-5438

Ohio Hispanic Coalition

Offers several free services to the Latino community including: homework help, educational after school programs and summer camps; 24/7 translation and interpretation services for multiple languages, ESL and citizenship classes for adults; tobacco free program, free car seat checks, and support group for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

  • Main Office: 1535 Bethel Road, Columbus, Ohio 43220
  • 3556 Sullivant Avenue, Suite 107, Columbus, Ohio 43204
  • 220 West Johnstown Road, Gahanna, Ohio 43230

(614) 459-6566

Ohio Tobacco Quit Line

Free telephone counseling is available to all Ohio residents interested in quitting smoking or the use of other tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes. Participants in phone counseling may also be eligible to receive up to 8 weeks of free nicotine patches, gum or lozenges. There is also a free Pregnancy Program, specifically designed to help and support pregnant woman who wish to stop smoking. The Pregnancy Program includes incentives for the completion of coaching calls.
Quit Line: (800) 784-8669

Smokefree Teen (SFT)

Helps teens take control of their health. Smokefree TXT is a free mobile service designed to provide 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help teens stop smoking for good. Visit the website for more information.

Offers free text messaging programs that give 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips for becoming smoke-free and being healthier (like building skills for healthier eating, physical activity and weight management). Get help from an expert on ways to stop smoking and find a strategy to fit your individual needs (pregnant women, teens, veterans and Spanish speakers).
Text “CRAVE”, “MOOD” or “SLIP” to 47848

  • Text CRAVE if you need help beating a craving
  • Text MOOD if you need an emotional boost
  • Text SLIP if you need help getting back on track after you smoke

Teens Health

A website for teens that cover various health topics such as depression, relationships, staying safe, sexual health; smoking, coping with cliques, binge drinking, dealing with an alcoholic parent; marijuana use and more.

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