Smoking Cessation

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Health Guides for Smoking


SCC Health Services                                                                916-558-2367
125 Rodda North, behind the counseling department
Provides support on campus, information on smoking cessation, quit kits, and referrals to help in the community.

California Smokers Helpline                                            1-800-NO-BUTTS

American Lung Association                                               1-800-LUNG-USA
Freedom from Smoking Online

Sutter Express Care                                                               1-800-972-5547
Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Locations in designated Rite Aids in Sacramento, Natomas, and Roseville.

Department of Veteran Affairs                                         1-877-222-8387

Other Cessation Resources

Become An Ex

National Cancer Institute

Nicotine Anonymous

Sacramento County

Local Listing for Tobacco Cessation and Education Resources


Accredited Acupuncture Clinic
87 Scripps Dr., STE 306, Sacramento, CA 95825
Type of Service: Acupuncture.
Cost: $55/session.

American Cancer Society
916-446-7933 or 1-800-ACS-2345
1765 Challenge Way, STE 115, Sacramento, CA 95815
Type of Service: Self-help materials by mail; info; referrals.
Cost: Free.

Breathe Free California- Emigrant Trails
916-208-5900 ext. 208 or 1-800-LUNG-USA
909 12th St., Sacramento, CA 95814
Type of Service: Freedom From Smoking 7-week clinic; self-help
materials; training for clinic leaders; cessation curriculum and materials.
Cost: Call for information.; Locations: Clinic held in Sacramento, South Sacramento, Roseville & Rancho Cordova.

California Institute of the Healing Arts & Sciences Wisdom Center
3550 Watt Ave., STE 140, Sacramento, CA 95821
Type of Service: Individualized behavioral & clinical hypnosis program.
Cost: $50-$75 per session, sliding fee scale available.

California Rural Indian Health Board (CRIHB)
4400 Auburn Blvd., 2nd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95841
Type of Service: Tobacco prevention & education for American Indians.
Cost: Free.

Center for AIDS Research, Education & Services (CARES)
1500 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Type of Service: “Freedom from Smoking” behavior modification classes. For CARE clients only. Call for details.
Cost: Free.

Freedom From Smoking (Online)
Type of Service: Online educational modules
The FFS Online program takes you through modules that you access through this protected Web site. These modules include valuable information and most of them contain an assignment that you are to complete before moving on. The assignments reinforce the messages in each lesson and your commitment to quit. FFS Online is great for anyone who has regular access to a computer and is comfortable interacting with others in an online environment.
Cost: Free; Ages: The program is intended for adult smokers.

Help Me Dr. Ronda, Inc
916-922-3100 or 916-806-4806 (Cell or Text)
601 University Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825
Type of Service: Behavioral habit control and hypnotherapy sessions
Cost: Free initial consultations

Kaiser Permanente Health Education
916-688-6783 or 916-746-4369
Type of Service: Quit tobacco one-session workshop for members. Stop Smoking Series-6-session clinic for members; medical quitting aids.
Cost: Free to members.
Locations: For Folsom, Roseville, and Sacramento, please call (916) 746-4369. For Sacramento and South Sacramento, please call (916) 688-6783

Learning Exchange
1111 Howe Ave.
Type of Service: Hypnosis & self-hypnosis for smoking cessation.
Cost: $59 and $15 fee for materials.

Life Enrichment Center
3650 Auburn Blvd., STE C-207, Sacramento, CA 95821
Type of Service: Hypnotherapy to stop smoking.
Cost: $75 per session, Sliding fee scale available.

Mercy Health Care Sacramento
Smoking Cessation Program

916-453-4927 or 916-537-5299
Type of Service: No Ifs, Ands, or Butts-6-week clinic offered at Mercy San Juan & Mercy General.
Cost: $70.; Locations: 3941 ‘J’ St. Sacramento, CA 95819 and 6555 Coyl;e Ave., Carmichael, CA 95608-call locations for schedules.
Languages Served: English & Spanish

Mercy San Juan Hospital
6501 Coyle Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608
Type of Service: “No If’s, Ands or Butts” behavior modification 6-week classes, Thursdays from 5:30-7:30pm. Languages Served: English & Spanish
Cost: $70

Nicotine Anonymous
Type of Service: Support group for teens & adults. Call for meeting schedules
Cost: Free.;
Locations: Meeting are held on Mon. 5:30 P.M. At the Sacramento Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N. St. (enter at rear) and
Tues. 7:00 P.M. Rancho Cordova Sun River Trinity Church, 11223 Trinity River Dr. (at Sunrise) Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room E26

Sacramento County Tobacco Education Program
9333 Tech Center Drive, STE 800, Sacramento, CA 95826
Type of Service: Cessation resources & quit kits; community events & presentations, educational/media campaigns; public policy; local information & community assistance.
Cost: Free.

Sacramento County DHHS, Clinic Services
4600 Broadway STE 1100, Sacramento, CA 95820
Type of Service: Smoking cessation workshops are offered to registered County patients only. Call for additional information.
Cost: Free.

Smokefree Living for African Americans
1330 21st St., STE 205, Sacramento, CA 95814
Type of Service: Cessation resources & quit kits, community events & presentations; educational/media campaigns, local information & community assistance; policy development, adoption & implementation support.
Cost: Free.

Smoking Quitline (Veterans ONLY)
1-855-QUIT-VET (1-855-784-8834)
Mon – Fri 8 a.m – 8 p.m. (Eastern)

STAND (Sacramento Taking Action Against Nicotine Dependence)
(916) 444-5900
909 12th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Type of Service: Street team of 15-24 year olds are trained to provide free peer-to-peer cessation interventions and quit kits during community events throughout the County.
Cost: Free.

Sunset Russian Tobacco Education Project
1-415-682-1963 or 1-415-682-1972 (Russian)
Ocean Park Health Center
1351 24th Ave., San Francisco, CA 94122
Type of Service: 2-hour Quit Clinics; 2nd-hand smoke workshops; self-help materials; merchant & provider education; alternative therapies.
Cost: Free.; Languages Served: English & Russian.; Ages: BOTH

Sutter Express Care
Type of Service: The Sutter Express Care is a 1, 2, 3 Stop Smoking program and has highly trained clinicians who help you quit for good. The program offers: 3 individualized consultations , follow-up support and encouragement, Identification of personal smoking trials
Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Offer two options:
1.  Pay as you go: $65 for the first visit, and $45 for the second and third visits for a total of $155. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted.
2.Complete package: Prepay $125 for all three visits and save $30.
Locations: Locations in designated Rite Aids in Sacramento, Natomas, and Roseville; Ages: Anyone 18 years of age or older

University of California, Davis Cardiology Clinic
4860 ‘Y’ Street, STE 0200, Sacramento, CA 95817
Type of Service: Strategies to Quit Smoking, Stop Tobacco Program, and support groups. Please refer to the website or call for more detailed information.
Cost: The programs are free of charge and they are open to UC Davis Health System patients and Employees.
Locations: Educational opportunities are offered at varying times at UC Davis Medical Center as well as UC Davis Medical Group offices throughout the greater Sacramento region.

William Blank Hypnotherapy
3733 Huff Way, Sacramento, CA 95814
Type of Service: Hypnotherapy (2 sessions, one to quit and the second as a follow-up).
Cost: $200.