Quit Line Fact Sheet

The Quit Line’s FREE Services

  • Available 24/7.
  • Telephone coaching for Wisconsin tobacco users who want to quit. This consists of one individualized coaching and support call.
  • Callers will receive personalized advice on how to quit, information on medications, and assistance with choosing a quit date and creating a quit plan.
  • Wisconsin residents may call the Quit Line back as often as they like.
  • Two weeks of free medication (nicotine patch, nicotine gum or nicotine lozenge) and self-help materials.
  • A secure Web forum where tobacco users can interact with others trying to quit, get support, develop personalized quit plans and track results.
  •  Information for those concerned about a tobacco user.

How to Reach Us

  • Call 800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669).
  • Visit WiQuitLine.org and click on “Click to Call” in the upper-right corner. Enter your phone number and hit “send.” A Quit Line coach will call you within minutes.

Helping Smokers Quit

  • More than 275,000 calls since May 1, 2001.
  • About half of callers are either underinsured or Medicaid recipients.

About the Quit Line

  • The Quit Line is managed by the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (UW-CTRI).
  • It is funded by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.