By Dr. Daniel Seidman
January 01, 2006
The following is a list of support and resources provided by the American Cancer Society* to help you on your road to recovery from smoking addiction. The ACS (1-800-ACS-2345) has information, resources, and support available on any cancer-related topic.
Other sources of patient information and support include:
Smokefree.gov (Online materials, including info on state telephone-based programs) 1-800-QUITNOW (1-800-784-8669) www.smokefree.gov
For a state-by-state and global interactive guide to finding support, click here.
American Heart Association & American Stroke Association 1-800-AHA-USA-1 or 1-800-242-8721 1-888-4-STROKE or 1-888-478-7653 www.amhrt.org www.strokeassociation.org
American Lung Association 1-800-LUNG-USA (1-800-548-8252) www.lungusa.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office on Smoking & Health 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) www.cdc.gov/tobacco
National Cancer Institute Cancer Information Service 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237) www.cancer.gov