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Tobacco Cessation Support

You can quit. We can help! As a State Health Plan member you have access to a variety of resources to help you stop smoking, chewing tobacco or even using snuff.

QuitlineNC supports include:

  • FREE one-on-one support from a Quit Coach® by telephone 

  • Coaching 24 hours a day, seven days a week

  • Quit Coaches that speak English and Spanish

  • Free nicotine replacement patches, gum and/or lozenges available to members enrolled in the multi-call program. Combination therapy options available to heavy smokers for added support

  • Web coaching at

  • NEW support via text messaging using Text2Quit™

Call today! 800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669). 

Other NC HealthSmart tobacco cessation supports include:

  • In-person counseling with your doctor or behavioral specialist

  • $0 Generic nicotine products with a prescriptions

  • $0 Nicotrol (nicotine inhalation system)

  • $0 Nicotrol NC (nicotine nasal spray) with a prescription

  • $0 prescription bupropion sustained-release 150mg and Chantix for 80/20 and CDHP members ≥ 18 years of age**

**Chantix is limited to 6 months supply in a 12 month period.

View How I Stopped Smoking for a success story.

There’s never been a better time to quit!

Members eligible for NC HealthSmart services are members whose primary health coverage is through the State Health Plan. Federal law prohibits the Plan from using your personal health information to discriminate against you in any way or from giving this information to your employing agency/school or other unauthorized third party, unless required by law.