The Asian Smokers' Quitline is a free nationwide Asian-language quit smoking service operated by the Moores Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego. The Quitline offers self-help materials, one-on-one telephone counseling to quit smoking, and a free two-week starter kit of nicotine patches. Quitline services have been proven in clinical trials to double a smoker's chances of successfully quitting.
Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Asian Smokers Quitline is a phone-based, free service for those desiring to quite smoking. Services are available in five languages (English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, and Vietnamese). - Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin): 1-800-838-8917 - Korean: 1-800-556-5564 - Vietnamese: 1-800-778-8440
The Quitline also provides information to friends and family members of tobacco users. Resources for states to promote the service in their communities are included.