Quit Smoking

HUD Public Housing is Going Smoke Free on July 31, 2018!

If you smoke and live in HUD public housing, now is a great time to quit! Your health care provider can help you quit for good with counseling and medication, and Medicaid covers it! Talk to your provider about which treatment may be right for you. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) public housing is going smoke free to protect people from harmful secondhand cigarette smoke that drifts between apartments and into offices and common areas.

Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to learn more about the smoke-free rule and order materials.

You can quit smoking and live smoke free.

Smoking is an addiction which makes quitting hard.

But, you don't have to do it on your own. Your health care provider can help. Counseling and medication improve your ability to quit for good.

Most health insurance plans, including Medicaid, cover quit smoking treatment.

It's never too late to quit. Talk to your health care provider to get the help you need.

For added support, contact the New York State Smokers' Quitline. The Quitline provides free and confidential quit coaching, tips and tools. Call 1-866-NY-QUITS (1-866-697-8487) or visit www.nysmokefree.com.