Refer-To-Quit Online


Refer-To-Quit Program

Online and Fax-To-Quit referral program

The New York State Smokers’ Quitline offers its Refer-to-Quit program for health care providers to help their patients stop smoking. As a confidential service, we offer coaching and cessation-related services to patients who use tobacco products.

How Refer-to-Quit Works:

Health care providers can refer their tobacco-using patients to the New York State Smokers’ Quitline using the Refer-to-Quit fax referral form or using our online referral program.


  1. Refer-to-Quit procedures.
  2. Patients will receive a follow-up call from a Quit Coach who will provide a stop-smoking or stop-smokeless-tobacco 
    coaching session.
  3. Patients will receive a Stop-Smoking or Stop-Smokeless-Tobacco packet in the mail with information tailored to their specific situation and a listing of local stop-smoking programs.
  4. A sample progress report (feedback form) with information about the patient’s tobacco-use status will be faxed back to the health care provider from the Quitline.
  5. Patients can be referred to the New York State Smokers’ Quitline as often as needed.
  6. Patients can call the New York State Smokers’ Quitline as often as needed.
  7. There is no limit to the number of patients a health care provider may refer.

Services and Information provided by the New York State Smokers’ Quitline:

  1. Telephone coaching to callers who wish to stop using tobacco or to learn more about the dangers of tobacco use.
  2. A Website: QuNitY, Your Smoke-Free Community, register here
  3. Posters and materials for health care providers and community organizations.
  4. A variety of literature on tobacco use and stop-smoking strategies.
  5. Quitsite at containing helpful stop-smoking advice and Internet resources.
  6. Statewide listing of local stop-smoking programs.
  7. Statewide listing of local community tobacco control partnerships and contacts.
  8. Information on and enforcement referrals for the New York State Expanded Clean Indoor Air Act of 2003.
Call us: 1-866-NY-QUITS (1-866-697-8487) or Click to Quit - Call Hours: Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Fri, Sat and Sun 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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