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Ochsner’s comprehensive smoking cessation program provides a risk-free way to quit smoking. With FREE counseling and medications*, you have everything you need to start living a healthier life.

You qualify for this FREE program, if you:

1

Are a Louisiana resident

2

Are ready to quit smoking

READY TO QUIT?
WE’RE READY TO HELP!

Schedule an Appointment

CALL 877-678-3909

WHAT TO EXPECT?

You don’t have to stop smoking before your first visit. You will meet one-on-one with a smoking cessation counselor to discuss your options and individual treatment plan. A certified tobacco treatment specialist will work with you to determine the best way to quit and select a quit date. Your medical history and medications can be tracked in MyOchsner, our online patient portal.

The Smoking Cessation Clinics include:

  • FREE office visits
  • FREE group and individual counseling sessions
  • FREE over-the-counter and prescription medications*

STOP SMOKING, START LIVING

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease in the United States with 400,000 lives lost and more than $3 billion in health care cost and productivity losses in Louisiana alone.

Statistics show that it can take a person 6-12 times attempting to quit before they are successful.

People who currently smoke a pack a day save an average of $2,300 each year after they quit smoking.

YOUR SMOKE-FREE LIFE

Over time, you will greatly lower your risk of death from lung cancer and other diseases.

Within 20 minutes , your heart rate and blood pressure drop

Within 20 minutes , the carbon monoxide level in your bloodstream drops to normal

Within 3 months , your circulation and lung function improves

After 9 months , you will cough less and breathe easier

After 1 year , your risk of coronary heart disease is cut in half

After 5 years , your risk of cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus and bladder are cut in half

After 10 years , you are half as likely to die from lung cancer, and your risk of larynx or pancreatic cancer decreases

After 15 years , your risk of coronary heart disease is the same as a non-smoker’s risk

Call us at 877-678-3909 to schedule an appointment with one of our coordinators or email us at tobaccofree@ochsner.org.

CALL 877-678-3909

Schedule an Appointment

CALL 877-678-3909

Schedule an Appointment

*Contact our referral coordinators for coverage details

20+ Clinic Locations Available in: 
Covington, Baton Rouge, Hammond, Houma, Laplace, Luling, 
New Orleans, Slidell, Raceland and on the West Bank