Louisiana State University
University Resources

LSU Health Center
The Louisiana State University Health Center provides help to those who are interested in smoking cessation support and information. Each year, the center holds a Health and Wellness Fair, which is open to all students, faculty and other visitors to attend and find out information on various health topics, including smoking and tobacco.Click here to contact the LSU Health Center.

Community Resources

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center provides free tobacco cessation programs to help patients and community members be free from the harmful effects of tobacco. The free group classes are conducted by a certified tobacco treatment specialist and are available to the public. The program consists of once-a-week classes for eight weeks. Click here to find out more information, or contact Chrishelle Stipe via email  or phone at 225-215-1274 .

Baton Rouge General Medical Center
BRGMC has a seven-week course free to the community that can help support individuals wanting to stop smoking. Anyone interested can register by calling 225-763-4452. The program is free, but registration is required, as space is limited. Click here to get a group schedule.

Quit With Us Louisiana
Tobacco Control Initiative (TCI) provides multi-level tobacco cessation services in 10 Louisiana hospitals that combine behavioral counseling, social support and pharmacotherapy to help patients kick their tobacco habit. The initiative is offered in Baton Rouge at the Earl K. Long Medical Center.
Email D'Adario S. Conway or call 225-358-2184 for more information. Click here for more information about QUIT WITH US LA or the Tobacco Control Initiative.

For free resources and assistance to quit smoking within Louisiana, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669), or visit
www. smokefree.gov. For LiveHelp, click here.

National Cancer Institute
Talk to an expert from anywhere at 1-877-44U-QUIT (1-877-448-7848). Smoking cessation counselors from the 
National Cancer Institute are available to answer smoking-related questions in English or Spanish on Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 7.p.m.

The American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is committed to helping smokers quit with smoking cessation programs.The Freedom From Smoking® clinic includes eight sessions and features a step-by-step plan for quitting smoking. The clinic encourages participants to work on the process and problems of quitting. For an online version of the successful program, click
here. For more information about other ways the American Lung Association can help you quit smoking, click here.










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