• If you've been thinking of quitting smoking or vaping,
    there's no time like the present.
     
    Smoking remains the single, largest preventable source of death and illness in the world. During the COVID-19 pandemic, maintaining lung health is more important than ever. On November 19, RWJBarnabas Health recognizes The Great American Smokeout, to help those addicted to smoking and vaping take an important first step in the journey towards recovery.
     
    The RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery offers FREE tobacco and nicotine treatment services, which include working with a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist and free nicotine replacement therapies including patches, gum and lozenges (no insurance required).
     
    Our Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialists continue to provide services while practicing safe social distancing. Treatment sessions are currently being conducted via phone and web, with virtual group/individual counseling and delivery of nicotine replacement therapies via mail.
     
     
    ** call us at 833-795-QUIT to learn more
     
      
    Free program for those of you who vape, smoke cigarettes/cigars or chew tobacco.
    Can be accessed on your mobile device or PC.
     
     
     
    Thursday, November 19th at 6pm
     
     
    ****During COVID-19****
     
    If you've been thinking of quitting smoking or vaping,
    there's no time like the present.
     
    If you’re finding it hard to quit, you’re not alone. On average, people are four times more likely to quit smoking or vaping when participating in a structured program than attempting to quit on their own. It’s important to have a plan, and some help.
     
    The RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery offers FREE tobacco and nicotine treatment services, which include working with a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist and free nicotine replacement therapies including patches, gum and lozenges (no insurance required).
     
    Our Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialists continue to provide services while practicing safe social distancing. Treatment sessions are currently being conducted via phone and web, with virtual group/individual counseling and delivery of nicotine replacement therapies via mail.

    call us at 833-795-QUIT to learn more.

    Request a Free Consultation

     

    FDA Every Try Counts Campaign

     

    How to Deal with Nicotine Withdrawal

    Teen Cessation Resources

     

     

    Lung HelpLine & Tobacco QuitLine

    You Ask. We Answer.  1-800-LUNGUSA  (1-800-586-4872)

    Talk to our experts at the American Lung Association Lung HelpLine and Tobacco QuitLine. Our service is free and we are here to help you.

    Hours:
    Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-9 p.m. CT
    Weekends 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    *After hours leave a message and we will respond the next business day.

     Our Staff

    Experienced and knowledgeable registered nurses, registered and certified respiratory therapists, a pharmacist and counselors who have certifications including Tobacco Treatment Specialist, COPD Educator, Asthma Educator and Oncology Patient Navigator are ready to assist with your lung health questions. We also have bilingual Spanish speaking staff along with a live language interpretation service for over 250 languages.

    Common Questions and Topics

    Our counselors have a wide-range of experience in the healthcare industry, and it's our mission to provide thorough answers to all of your lung-health related questions. Here are a few examples of concerns we are often asked about:

    • Quitting smoking and tobacco
    • Managing asthma and allergies
    • Financial aid and medical equipment
    • Oxygen therapy
    • Dealing with secondhand smoke
    • Air quality issues
    • Alpha 1 and emphysema
    • Lung diseases such as COPD, lung cancer, pulmonary fibrosis and tuberculosis
     
     
    Nicotine and Tobacco Recovery Services  For a confidential assessment, call 732 837 9416 or quitcenter@rwjbh.org  Open to all ages in Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex, Mercer, Union and Essex Counties.
     
     
    Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Infographic  click link for information
     
     2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey Finds click link for information
     
    Nicotine and vaping resource information  for parents and guardians
    The Body's Response to Nicotine  (click link for information)
    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES NIH Publication No. 18-DA-8052 Printed July 2018