Massachusetts General Hospital offers services and programs to help patients and their family members become nonsmokers.
The Mass General Tobacco Treatment Service is a multidisciplinary team of health professionals who specialize in helping smokers become nonsmokers. We offer low-cost, state-of-the-art tobacco treatment services to patients, employees and other members of the community.
MGH Community Health Associates’ Living Tobacco-Free program helps people quit cigarettes and other forms of tobacco. Trained coaches work one-on-one with people who are thinking about quitting tobacco to help them create an individualized plan for quitting. Coaches coordinate with a person’s medical providers and will make referrals to other helpful resources. Our services are free to everyone, without any copay. The program is available at the Mass General community health centers in Revere, Charlestown, Chelsea and Everett. To schedule your free appointment, call 781-485-6210.
The Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure (CEASE) program equips pediatric health care clinicians to help families quit smoking and improve children's health.
Research from the Mass General Schizophrenia Program and others has shown that, with appropriate treatment, smokers with schizophrenia can successfully quit smoking without worsening of their symptoms of schizophrenia. The Center for Addiction Medicine and the Mass General Schizophrenia Program collaborate to ensure that people with schizophrenia receive the best in personally-tailored behavioral and medication treatment to stop smoking and prevent a return to smoking.
The Mass General Cancer Center Smokefree Support Service provides a free, phone-based, one-on-one tobacco counseling resource for all Cancer Center patients.