Free Resources

There are many resources to help you quit smoking that are completely free of cost. Listed below are some of the free resources you can access in the LA area.

You can also call the California Smoker’s Helpline at 1-800-NO-BUTTS or visit their website to find your nearest and best resource.

  • AcuHope
    • Free acupuncture treatment to help induce smoking cessation, which strengthens mental power to abstain from smoking
  • American Lung Association of California
    • Self-help materials
    • Phone counseling
    • Internet-based information
    • Chats with an online counselor to help you quit smoking
  • Buddhist Tzu Chi Community Clinic
    • Free eight week smoking cessation program, which combines western medicine, acupuncture, motivational interviewing, and individual/group counseling
  • Nicotine Anonymous Groups
    • Various Nicotine Anonymous Groups meet across the LA area to discuss struggles with cigarette smoking and provide support for those who wish to quit smoking
    • Visit their website to find the Nicotine Anonymous group near you.
  • Torrance Memorial Medical
    • Free, weekly support group for people looking to quit smoking (every Monday 7:00-8:30pm)
  • Watts Healthcare Corporation Preventive Health Services
    • Phone counseling
    • Individual and group counseling
    • Support groups