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Quit Smoking

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If you’re trying to quit smoking, MIT Medical can help you find comprehensive treatment services. We understand that quitting is difficult. These supports and tools can help you achieve your goals.


Members of the MIT Community are eligible for free, telephone-based, quit-smoking counseling sessions and a free supply of tobacco-treatment medication. For details on the program, visit Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program (MTCP). For a referral, talk to your MIT Medical PCP, or email wellness@med.mit.edu.

MyLife Services Smoking Cessation Outreach Program

For faculty, staff, postdocs, and family members: 

MIT MyLife Services’ Smoking Cessation Outreach Program offers free and confidential quit-smoking counseling for MIT faculty, staff, postdocs, and their family members, regardless of insurance coverage. For additional information or to speak to a counselor, call MyLife Services at 844-405-5433, email info@MITMyLifeServices.com, or visit MIT MyLifeServices. MyLifeServices counselors are available 24/7 to assist with your concerns.  

Concerns about cannabis/marijuana

For general information, contact Community Wellness at wellness@med.mit.edu.

Helpful Apps

QuitGuide (free)

QuitSTART (free)

Craving to Quit (Free subscriptions available from Community Wellness while supplies last. Request a subscription: wellness@med.mit.edu

Truth Initiative (free)

My Life, My Quit (free)