Tobacco Cessation

Tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke remain the leading causes of preventable illness and death in the United States. Life expectancy for smokers is 10 years shorter than for non-smokers. Secondhand smoke kills more than 41,000 people annually in the United States. (CDC, 2019.)

Ready to Quit?

Tobacco Cessation Toolkit

The contents of this toolkit can assist you with stopping tobacco use. These PDF files can be downloaded by clicking on the links below and can be used as a resource to stop using tobacco products. 

Get Off Your Butt: Stay Smokeless For Life

Optima Health designed a free tobacco cessation program called “Get Off Your Butt: Stay Smokeless for Life”. It is a self-paced program created to help tobacco and electronic cigarette users quit. It teaches about the nature of nicotine addiction and effective ways to control dependency and addiction through an audio portion and booklet found below:

This information is intended for individuals who are 18 years and older only and those living in the Sentara/Optima Health service areas.