City of Meriden
Follow Us on TwitterFind Us on Facebook
Home  |  About  |  Site Map  |  Contact  |  

Smoking Cessation Program

Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday by appointment
Phone: 203-630-4003
Email: Geralyn Laut, Smoking Cessation Counselor - glaut@meridenct.gov
 

                                                                                       Your year to be smoke-free!

FREE program services include:

  • 1. Tobacco Free Tuesdays - a weekly "meet-up" group held on Tuesday evenings at the Health Department from
  • 5:30-6:30pm. Tobacco Free Tuesdays offers support in a small group setting.

2. Nicotine replacement therapy - 12-weeks of either the patch, gum, or lozenge**

3. Referrals to 24 hour support lines and services


**A doctor's referral will be needed for pregnant women. Some exclusions apply.


Tobacco-Free Resources Include:
 
BeTobaccoFree.gov
Becomeanex.org
What you can do to make a difference.
 

Connecticut Quitline - free support 24/7! Call 1-800-784-8669 or 1-855-DEJELO YA

A new free nationwide Asian-language quit smoking service.

Speak with a bi-lingual/ bi-cultural counselor and receive culturally-tailored cessation resources and help with quitting. 

Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin): 1-800-838-8917
Korean: 1-800-556-5564
Vietnamese: 1-800-778-8440
Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 6 am to 6pm Eastern Standard Time.

 

This program is funded by the CT Tobacco and Health Trust Fund, CT Department of Public Health.