More than five million children alive today will die prematurely from smoking-related illnesses. Don't wait another second. Quit smoking. For free coaching and support at any time, call (866) 697-8487.


Smoking Cessation Phone Numbers

  • NY Smoke Free - 1-866-697-8487
  • Centers for Disease Control - 1-800-QUIT-NOW
  • American Cancer Society support groups - 1-800-277-2345
  • American Lung Association - find a clinic near you, call 1-800-LUNGUSA


To help you quit, these health centers offer free workshops near your home.

Hudson River HealthCare
1037 Main Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Phone: (914) 734-8991


College is stressful enough. Don't make it worse by smoking cigarettes. Free workshops are available for students, faculty and staff at:

Sarah Lawrence College
1 Mead Way
Bronxville, NY 10708
Phone: (914) 395-2350

SUNY/Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
Phone: (914) 251-6390

Mercy College
555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Phone: (914) 674-7233



Web Resources:

  • provides tools to help you quit.
  • POW'R Against Tobacco Coalition is a four county coalition that was founded in 1992 to reduce the risk of tobacco-related diseases by lowering the prevalence of tobacco use in Putnam, Orange, Westchester and Rockland Counties.
  • New York State Smokers' Quitline offers:  Free starter kit of nicotine patches, gum or lozenges for eligible NYS smokers, trained quitline specialists offering help with quit plans, information about local stop smoking programs, informational taped messages, tobacco trivia, secondhand smoke facts.
  • American Cancer Society. Information on research, treatment, support groups and on-line chat group and smoking cessation. Also offers personalized treatment and decision feature. Information available in Spanish.
  • The American Lung Association (ALA) is the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States, with a national office and constituent and affiliate associations around the country. Founded in 1904 to fight tuberculosis, ALA today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health. Its website provides information on latest research on environmental and health topics as well as educational programs, and news on related fronts.
  • The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) is the information service of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NCADI is the world's largest resource for information and materials concerning substance abuse. Services include an information services staff (English, Spanish, hearing impaired capability) equipped to respond to the public's alcohol, tobacco, and drug inquiries.
  • The Foundation for a Smokefree America is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate people of all ages about smoking and tobacco use. This site offers tips on how to quit smoking along with educational materials and research on tobacco use.