QuitlineNC provides free tobacco use treatment services to any North Carolina resident who needs help quitting commercial tobacco use, which includes all tobacco products offered for sale, not tobacco used for sacred and traditional ceremonies by many American Indian tribes and communities. Quit Coaching is available by phone, text, and the internet. All forms of quit coaching can be used separately or together, to help any person who smokes, vapes, or uses tobacco to become tobacco free.

Healthcare professionals can and should refer clients to QuitlineNC. This guarantees that your clients will receive a call from QuitlineNC to connect them with all of the services offered, and you will receive an outcomes report letting you know if the client enrolled, set a quit date, and more. Click here to use the secure web portal to make a referral. To learn more about how to refer, click here.

Are you ready to quit?


You and any clients you have who want to quit can connect with QuitlineNC to get free tobacco cessation help 24/7 in several ways:



Learn more about QuitlineNC in Spanish, services are offered in Spanish and English, and interpretation is available for many languages.

There is also a number for TTY: 1-877-777-6543.

The Asian Smokers’ Quitline offers tobacco use treatment services in four languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, and Vietnamese. Refer clients using this web referral portal. Clients can call toll-free at 1-800-838-8917 (Chinese), 1-800-556-5564 (Korean), 1-800-778-8440 (Vietnamese) or sign up 24/7 online.


QuitlineNC Behavioral Health Protocol


People with behavioral health conditions can quit, want to quit, and DO quit. However, they may require longer or more intensive treatment to do so. These are reasons why QuitlineNC offers a specialized protocol to those who have a behavioral health condition and feel that it will affect their ability to become tobacco-free.


For more information for healthcare providers, check out this flyer about the behavioral health protocol. (to get the flyer open the link in a new tab)
To open the brochure, make sure to open these links in a new tab. Here is a QuitlineNC brochure for people with behavioral health conditions. Here is the brochure in Spanish. QuitlineNC Brochure.



American Indian QuitlineNC


American Indian QuitlineNC is a service that helps American Indians in North Carolina quit using commercial tobacco. Callers can expect telephone quitting support from American Indian coaches or coaches who have the training to respect traditional tobacco and to help American Indian North Carolinians quit commercial tobacco.

American Indian QuitlineNC triples your chances of quitting commercial tobacco for good. Call 1- 888-7AI-QUIT (888-724-7848) to reach American Indian QuitlineNC for free support.



Summary of QuitlineNC Services


QuitlineNC has different levels of service available based on insurance and other factors like pregnancy and behavioral health conditions. This is to ensure that the people who most need the support and have the least access to it receive services. The tables below summarize the types of services available from QuitlineNC. One thing to note is that the free nicotine replacement therapy is only sent when caller sets quit date in the next 30 days.

Click here for a complete summary of the services and programs available from QuitlineNC.