Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine



Call the Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669). Text TN 2 Quit by texting "QUIT" to 615-795-0600.

You may also join the program online at www.tnquitline.org. IT’S FREE!!

It’s hard to quit smoking. But studies show that people who use a program really do better.

Now you can sign up for the FREE Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine program to help you quit for good.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine is a toll-free telephone service that provides personalized support for Tennesseans who want to quit smoking or chewing tobacco.

When you call the QuitLine you will be assigned your own quit coach. Your quit coach will help you understand how to quit tobacco and help you develop a plan that works for you. The plan will fit YOUR needs and you have the same quit coach for a whole year.

The quit coach’s help you figure out what works best for you. A quit coach doesn’t tell you what to do. You work with a quit coach to make changes that fit your life.

No. Services provided through the QuitLine are free of charge to all residents of Tennessee.

Intake personnel explain the services offered by the Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine. They gather basic personal information, tobacco history and assign you to a professionally trained quit coach.

Eastern Time:
Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m.– 11:00 p.m.
Sat. 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sun. 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Central Time:
Mon. – Fri. 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sat. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sun. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

All calls are completely confidential. Some calls are recorded for training and quality assurance.

There is no limit to the number of times a person may call the QuitLine.

Even if you’ve used tobacco for decades, the benefits of quitting are considerable and immediate. Within 20 minutes of giving up tobacco, elevated blood pressure and pulse decrease. In two days, nerve endings regenerate. In two weeks, circulation improves. In one to nine months, fatigue and shortness of breath decrease. In one year, the risk of a heart attack is cut in half.