The DuPage County Health Department reminds smokers that they can get help to quit by calling the Illinois Tobacco Quit line.
Quitting smoking is one of the most important things that people can do to improve their health. Call 1-866-QUIT YES (784-8937) to speak with a trained smoking cessation counselor. The counselor will help you:
- Assess your needs.
- Customize a quit plan.
- Find free local resources.
- Check with you to keep track of your progress.Tobacco use is one of the leading preventable causes of death. The global tobacco epidemic kills nearly six million people each year, of which more than 600,000 are people exposed to second-hand smoke.