Double your chances of quitting tobacco for good when you work with a free Quit Coach from QuitlineNC

We know most people who use tobacco want to quit. If you are thinking about quitting cigarettes, tobacco, or vapes - you don’t have to do it alone.

Quitline NC offers FREE:

  • Empowering, confidential, and non-judgmental support from a highly trained Quit Coach to support you through your quit.
  • Access to unlimited web/text message support and up to four phone calls with your Quit Coach.

Decide how to begin your support by choosing one of the following options:

  • Register online (en español)
  • Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
  • Español: 1-855-Déjelo-Ya (1-855-335-3569) o para más información haga clic aquí;
  • Text READY to 200-400

All services are provided by the State of North Carolina and are free to the public.

Active Duty Military

If you are an active member of the U.S. Military, there are other tobacco cessation services and resources available just for you: 

YouCanQuit2 is the Defense Department’s (DOD) campaign to help U.S. Service members quit tobacco use. The site includes a 24/7 Live Chat to answer questions and provide support and encouragement; articles; and many other resources including a  savings calculator to support you no matter where you are on your quit journey.

TRICARE covers prescription and over-the-counter tobacco cessation products at no cost for TRICARE beneficiaries age 18 or older who not eligible for Medicare.

CDC’s Tip From Former Smokers® also has detailed information on DoD and Service-specific resources available just for you!


If you are a U.S. Military Veteran, the U.S. Veteran's Health Administration has many resources and tools to help you quit tobacco. Here are some links that are just for you: 

Veteran's Administration Telephone Quitline

Call 1-855-QUIT-VET (1-855-784-8838) for tobacco cessation counseling for any Veteran who receives their health care through VA.

SmokefreeVET Webpage

Includes information about quitting cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, along with interactive tools.

SmokefreeVET Text Program

A six to eight-week program that sends two-five texts per day, timed to a Veteran’s quit date, available for cigarette smokers and smokeless tobacco users. Text VET to 47848

SmokefreeVET Facebook Community  

An online virtual community of Veterans, who share tips for quitting tobacco and other information.

Veterans Affairs Tobacco and Health

Smoking affects everyone differently. VA offers specialized resources, tailored for different people, facing different challenges.