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Are you trying to quit smoking, then you’ve come to the right place. Most ex-smokers attempt to quit an average of seven times before they actually succeeded. So if you’re feeling scared, or unsure, you are not alone! Quitting smoking is not a one size fits all solution. That is why there are several different cessation options, from face to face counseling to texting. We are here to help you find what will work for YOU!

The Quit Services document is available in: Arabic, Creole, English, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese

NJ Tobacco Quit Services

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MQC for Families

MQC for Families is a free, statewide program offered to pregnant women, new moms, dads, family members and others caring for or living with children under 8 years old, who want help to stop smoking. Tobacco Treatment Specialists meet with clients to help them begin to reduce and quit smoking.


Sessions are unlimited, include incentives and are scheduled at the convenience of each client. Individual quit plans, as well as a plan to help you stay quit are created in partnership with your quit coach.


MQC for Families services are available Monday through Friday
8:30am – 5:00pm


MQC for Families accepts self-referrals through the toll-free number


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Quit for Kids

Quit for Kids is a statewide texting program as part of MQC for families specifically for pregnant women and partners; parents, family members and caregivers of children
under 8.


Customized text messages to:

  • Support successful quitting

  • Manage triggers

  • Prevent relapse

  • Educate about child development

  • Offer personalized coaching


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Call the NJ Quitline at 1-866-NJ-STOPS
to talk to a Quit Coach.

A trained Quit Coach who has years of counseling experience will listen – without judgment – and help you to create a plan for quitting, including how to cope with cravings and ways to avoid slips and relapse.

Quit Coach Hours:

        Monday-Friday       8 AM-9 PM

        Saturday                 8 AM-7 PM

        Sunday                   9 AM- 5 PM

Web-enrollment is available 24/7 and someone will reach out. 

 Number of attempts per year: 3


  • Fax-to-Quit from provider;

  • Toll free 1-866-NJ STOPS; 

  • (web-enrollment)

Nicotine patches available for eligible callers.

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Through funding from the New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Tobacco Control, New Jersey residents have access to 11 Quit Centers across the state. Each Quit Center offers individual and group counseling, resources and support to stop or reduce the use of all tobacco products.


Enrolled clients of the Quit Center may qualify for FREE NRT as part of their treatment plan. Call your local Quit Center today to learn more! Use the INTERACTIVE MAP below to learn more about each location. 


Click on the         icon to learn more about each quit center. 

QUIT with Support

Choose what works best for YOU!

Text to Quit


This is Quitting   

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  • Free mobile program from Truth Initiative

    • Designed to help young people quit vaping

  • Text messaging program that incorporates messages from other young people who are attempting to or have successfully quit 

  • This Is Quitting is tailored based on ages with in 13 to 24

  • Participants can text VAPEFREENJ to 88709 to enroll

Esto es Dejar de Fumar

  • Programa móvil gratuito de Truth Initiative

    • Diseñado para ayudar a los jóvenes a dejar de vapear

  • Programa de mensajería de texto que incorpora mensajes de otros jóvenes que están intentando o han conseguido dejar de fumar

  • This Is Quitting está diseñado para edades comprendidas entre 13 y 24 años.

  • Los participantes pueden enviar un mensaje de texto con VAPEFREENJ al 88709 para inscribirse

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