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Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine

Callers to the Quitline can receive a free tobacco quit kit, work with a free quit coach, and learn to deal with their cravings and challenges.

Need help quitting? Learn more at Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine or call 800-QUIT NOW (800-784-8669).

Fresh Start Program

Fresh Start is a group based, 4-week, smoking cessation program to help smokers plan a successful quit attempt by providing essential information, skills for coping with cravings, and group support.

Only multiunit housing communities that are transitioning or are currently smoke free are eligible to participate. For more information, contact us at 615-340-5334 or email

Tennessee Quit Week

Tennessee Quit Week celebrates Tennesseans who have quit using tobacco products and inspire more people to join them. Tennessee Quit Week raises awareness of the Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine and other free resources available to help Tennesseans quit smoking and/or using other tobacco products. Call the Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine at 800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669) to talk with a counselor who will help create a personalized quit plan.

Tips from Former Smokers

The Tips from Former Smokers Campaign features real stories of former smokers living with long term smoking-related diseases and disabilities. The campaign also features nonsmokers who have experienced life-threatening experiences as a result of exposure to secondhand smoke.

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