Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death killing over 700 DC residents each year and can cause a significant decline in the quality of life the longer you smoke. Smoking also affects the entire family when a family member smokes around them, which also causes serious health consequences for nonsmoking family members, especially young children. This campaign is committed making sure all DC residents who smoke have access to smoking cessation treatments so they can stay quit for good. The DCTFF campaign also promotes smoke-free homes and cars to protect our children. DC residents can look forward to the following resources:
QUIT SMOKING RESOURCES
Consider this your website for finding out the latest treatments for quitting smoking, including our 24/7 Quitline® (1-800-QUIT NOW), whether you are a smoker wanting to quit, or a family member or friend wanting to help someone quit. You can also learn more about protecting you and your family from secondhand smoke exposure by calling the Quitline® (1-800-QUIT NOW). Health care professionals will also find the latest in nicotine withdrawal therapies and reimbursement guidelines for treatment of tobacco dependency by calling this number. All services and nicotine withdrawal therapies offered are free to DC residents. Help us promote the Quitline in you community! Click here to learn how.