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6.4 million people die from tobacco each year. This is expected to rise to 8 million per year by 2030.

Rhode Islanders Who Quit

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RI Smokers' Helpline

The Rhode Island Smokers' Helpline is a free service that provides the individualized quit support you need to be successful. A trained quit coach will help assess your situation and develop a customized plan to quit that fits your needs. Free cessation information, multi-session telephone counseling, and self-help materials.


Cessation education training available for healthcare providers as well as training on using the Smokers' Quitline fax-referral system.

Mobile Tobacco Cessation and Treatment Program

Free group or individual counseling and info sessions to uninsured and under-insured populations. Assessment services to create customized treatment plans. Free nicotine replacement therapy (restrictions apply) and quit materials available.

Medicaid Cessation Services
DHS Info Line

Mandatory cessation coverage for Managed Care and Fee-For-Service members. Quit medications, nicotine replacement therapy, and individual counseling. Restrictions may apply.

Private Health Insurance Coverage

Mandatory cessation coverage, not including self-insured plans. Resources, quit medications, nicotine replacement therapy, and counseling. Restrictions may apply. Call the phone number listed on your insurance card for details.

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Online Quit Support

becomeanex.org smokefree.gov

American Lung Association


National Tobacco Cessation Collaborative


CDC Office on Smoking and Health