The Quitline –A program with experience, care, and expertise.

Who we are

The New York State Smokers’ Quitline (NYSSQL) is a service of the New York State Department of Health Tobacco Control Program and based at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, N.Y. It is a free and confidential program providing evidence-based services to New York State residents who want to stop smoking or using other forms of tobacco. A program with experience, care, and expertise.

What we offer

Our history

The NYSSQL is one of the first and busiest state quitlines in the nation, and has responded to more than 2.5 million calls since its inception in 1999.

According to an August 2017 report published in the American Journal of Health Promotion, the New York State Smokers’ Quitline is among the most efficient cessation resources in the country, reaching nearly three times the average number of people as other state quitlines.

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Monday – Thursday: 9 AM to 9 PM

Friday – Sunday: 9 AM to 5 PM


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Developed by Roswell Park Cessation Services at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center | Elm & Carlton Streets | Buffalo, NY | 1-866-NY-QUITS (1-866-697-8487) | nysmokefree.com | Call hours: Mon-Thurs 9AM-9PM., Fri, Sat, and Sun 9AM-5PM. Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Speech Disabled: Call the NY Relay Service at 7-1-1 (Voice or TTY), give the operator the Quitline number.

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