Hospital Based Support
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medicial Center
Tobacco Dependence Treatment Clinic is held every Tuesday & Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the DHMC Health Education Center on Level 4 East Mall. Come in for a no cost appointment by calling (603)-653-9456 or Drop-ins are welcome.
Living Free of Tobacco Support Group sponsored by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Tobacco Treatment Clinic. The free information group meetings run from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., on the second Wednesday of every month, in the DHMC Health Education Center, Level 4, East mall.
This group is for anyone who has quit tobacco or is considering quitting tobacco.
Are your struggling with health problems?
Quitting tobacco is the best thing you can do for your health. Please join us and call 603-653-9456 to register. Drop-ins welcome.
Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center
Mt. Ascutney Hospital has joined 13 other Vermont Hospitals in offering a Tobacco Cessation Program. Contact the Mount Ascutney Tobacco cesstion coordintor at 802-674-7089.
Other VT & NH Quit Resources
Health Connections Fresh Start Program
Helping people quit tobacco use is one of Health Connections’ main goals. Health Connections conducts the American Cancer Society’s Fresh Start Quit Tobacco Program for adults throughout the Upper Valley. Fresh Start is a 4-6 week program that convenes for 1 hour each week to provide support for people who want to quit tobacco. Program participants receive a free supply of nicotine replacement aides (patch, gum, lozenges). Health Connections reaches out to businesses and organizations to offer the Fresh Start program on site.
For more information contact Health Connections at directorhcuvorg
or call: (802) 457-4780
The 802Quits provides Vermonters with 4 options to quit smoking.
- Quit Online
- Quit By Phone
- Quit In Person
- Quit Your Way
Connect to the http://802Quits.org and choose the way you want to quit.
National Quit Line
Practice the 5 D’s:
- Drink Water
- Do Something
- Deep Breathing
Other Helpful Web Sites
This excellent, user-friendly site includes sections like, “I slipped,” “I’m craving cigarettes,” and “I’m ready to quit,” that are full of useful information. Also includes quizzes to help determine stress level, depression, and other issues that may impact your quit process.
A variety of resources including tips, videos, and an online support group. Information about the free GetFitVT program to help with fitness, nutrition, and weight management.
Emphasizes how to “re-learn life without cigarettes,” helps create a quit plan, and offers online support group.
The smoking cessation website for Massachusetts. Compelling quit stories from a wide range of people.
Targeted to members of the military, this site has broad appeal because it’s easy to use and offers free text tips. It also has an extensive resource library with articles about every aspect of quitting.
Somewhat difficult to access the tobacco resources (look under the “stay healthy” tab) but does include information about many tobacco-related topics.
Not the easiest site to use but offers its entire “Freedom from Smoking” program online.
Useful for finding local NA meetings. Quit tips are not easily accessible on the site.
Not the most user-friendly site and the cartoon characters may be unappealing but it offers a great calculator to help tally all the money you’ll save by quitting smoking.
* Note that many free sites exist with excellent tips and resources, so you should not need to spend money on any “.com” sites to find the support you need!