How to Quit

Yale recognizes that quitting tobacco use can be a significant personal challenge, and that cessation programs are an integral component in implementing a tobacco-free campus. To encourage and support users in their efforts to quit, Yale offers a variety of resources free of charge. Please visit the following pages for more information.


Click here to see the resources that Yale Health offers for all students

For a full list of tobacco-cessation programs and services available to faculty, staff, their spouses or partners, and their dependents, click here.

Yale values the health and wellbeing of everyone in our community. If you use tobacco products and would like to quit, there are many free resources available, such as:

  • – Talk to an Expert
  • Call the Connecticut QuitLine at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669). The CT QuitLine is a confidential telephone service that offers many resources, free of charge, for tobacco users who want to quit
  • LiveHelp from the National Cancer Institute through instant messaging.
  • Clinical Research at Yale – For a list of current clinical trials open to the public, search “smoking” at