Tobacco kills more Americans each year than alcohol, cocaine, crack, heroin, suicide, car accidents, fires and AIDS combined.
Ready to Quit Yet?
Break loose from tobacco. To help you quit smoking, facts, tips and smoking cessation supplies, are available from the NY State Smokers’ Quitline 1-866-NY-Quits (1-866-697-8487).
The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) can help you with counseling services, nicotine patches, lozenges and gum.
Nicotine Replacement Products are available for free, upon request, to all patients of the ECDOH Jesse Nash Health Center located at 608 William St., Buffalo, NY 14206. Phone: (716) 858-7687.
Other members of the community can stop by Room 950A at 95 Franklin St., Buffalo, NY 14202 on Wednesdays from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Anyone that stops in will receive counseling and a referral. If they are found to be eligible, after completing the short health assessment and intake form, then they will be provided nicotine patches, lozenges and/or gum (while supplies last). The individual that will be using the products must be present for the assessment. To find out whether or not supplies are available, or if you have any questions, please call (716) 858-7685 or (716) 858-7226.