Where to Get Help
Center for Pharmacy Care
1000 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15282
Hill District (various locations)
Dr. Jamie McConaha
Classes will be held at various locations throughout the city - please call Dr. McConaha for additional locations and times.
Pittsburgh Mercy Health System
412-697-2018 (Bill E.)
412-320-2323 (Mike L.)
412-298-2794 (Ebony E.)
Mercy Behavioral Health, 330 South 9th Street, Room 260, Building 1, Tuesdays, 12:00pm (noon) (South Side) (Bill)
New Horizons, 616 Lincoln Avenue, Fridays, 10:30am (Bellevue) (Ebony)
These groups are FREE, on-going, and you can join at anytime. Each group session lasts between 45 minutes and one hour. It doesn’t matter what your smoking status is; if you’re smoking 3 packs a day, thinking about quitting, have just quit, using a vapor or e-cigarette, or have been smoke-free for months, ALL are welcome and encourage to come!
Carnegie Mellon University Health Services (CMU Students, Faculty & Staff ONLY)
412-268-2157, option 2
QUIT Program at University of Pittsburgh (Pitt Students ONLY)
Medical Arts Building, Suite 500.79
3708 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Highland Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
For more information call 412-784-5043 or 412-784-4086
For dates/times and to register, please follow the link.
Cancer Center Conference Room
9100 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
For dates/times and to register (pre-registration is required), please follow the link.
St. Clair Hospital
The Respiratory Care Department
1000 Bower Hill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
Next free class starts January 23rd at 5:00pm. Last day to register is January 30th. Call 412-942-2000 to register.
Courage to Quit, a 4-week class
Session start dates rotate, please call for the next date.
Dr. Jamie McConaha
Classes are run out of St. Clair Hospital and various community locations. Please contact Dr. McConaha for more information.
Tobacco Free Allegheny, in partnership with Pittsburgh Mercy, is available to help you help your employees quit smoking. Many workplaces have programs to help smokers quit through their own wellness initiatives or through their health insurance plan. If your workplace does not offer such a program, a counselor can arrange to come and conduct groups for any of your employees interested in quitting smoking.
For more information on this program you can call 412-322-8321
Outside Allegheny County
If you live outside of Allegheny County there is help for you too. Contact the organizations below to find out what programs are offered in your region:
Don't live in Allegheny County? Click here to find services near you.
The PA Department of Health maintains an online, statewide listing of tobacco cessation counseling services.
The PA Free Quitline is also online - find them at PA Quit Logix.
The deaf and hard of hearing may contact the PA Free Quitline by using the TTY line 1-888-229-2182 or by using their personal service provider to place a video relay call using the regular Quitline number 1-800-774-8669.
MyLastDip is a unique Web-based intervention that is designed to help chewing tobacco users aged 14 to 25 quit. The program was developed by researchers with over 30 years' experience in smokeless tobacco research and funded by a government grant from the National Cancer Institute. The MyLastDip research project provides scientifically tested content that has proven effective in helping people quit their use of chewing tobacco or snuff. It is free to use just visit www.mylastdip.com
Looking for a way to use your smartphone to help? Healthline.com pulled their choices for the best quit smoking iPhone and Android Apps. Please note, that Tobacco Free Allegheny does not endorse any of these apps and they have not been evaluated for medical accuracy by TFA and unless otherwise indicated, have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Nicotine Anonymousoffers telephone and internet meetings, as well as the ability to find face to face meetings in your area.