Tobacco Cessation

Quitting smoking lowers risk for cancer, coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and many other health problems. Within months of quitting smoking, lung function and circulation begin to improve.

young-man-breaking-cigarette-in-half-541599050.jpgHartford HealthCare Cancer Institute provides smoking cessation services to any patient in active treatment.

Research studies are often available at Hartford HealthCare for people trying to quit smoking. To access all available trials, click here.

The Department of Public Health offers free telephone counseling for smokers through the Connecticut Quitline. The Quitline is open 24/7, counseling is provided in many languages and callers can access the Quitline’s database of tobacco treatment programs in Connecticut.


Call 1.800.QUIT.NOW or Visit WWW.CT.GOV


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