Tobacco Cessation Programs
Tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke remain the leading causes of preventable illness and death in the United States. Life expectancy for smokers is 10 years shorter than for non-smokers. Secondhand smoke kills more than 41,000 people annually in the United States1.
Ready to Quit?
Ready to Quit? Sentara Health Plans designed a free tobacco cessation program called "Stay Smokeless for Life". It is a self-paced program created to help tobacco and electronic cigarette users quit. It teaches about the nature of nicotine addiction and effective ways to control dependency and addiction through a video library and toolkit. Access the library, toolkit and additional tobacco cessation resources.
This information is intended for individuals who are 18 years and older only and those living in the Sentara Health Plans service areas.
1Smoking and Tobacco Use Fast Facts, 2021 www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2020, www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/
Get Started Today
Call 1-800-QUITNOW, a state-funded tobacco cessation program with counseling and free nicotine replacement therapy.
For Sentara Health Plans Members Only: Sign in and select Wellness Tools to access the WebMD Health Services tobacco cessation program.