Quit Smoking

If you’re trying to quit smoking, MIT Health can help you find comprehensive treatment services. We understand that quitting is difficult. These supports and tools can help you achieve your goals.


Members of the MIT Community are eligible for free, telephone-based coaching sessions to quit smoking, vaping, or using nicotine products. They can also receive a free supply of tobacco-treatment medication (gum, patches, or lozenges). For details and to enroll, visit Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program (MTCP). For a referral, talk to your MIT Health PCP, or email wellness@med.mit.edu.

MyLife Services Support for Tobacco Cessation

For faculty, staff, postdocs, and their household members: 

MIT MyLife Services provides free and confidential help for quitting cigarettes and other tobacco products (e.g., e-cigarettes, vape pens, Juul). MyLife Services can assist in creating a plan to quit, identifying your triggers, and developing a relapse prevention plan. MyLife Services also provides confidential consultations to co-workers and household members as they support others who are quitting.

For additional information or to speak to a counselor, call MyLife Services at 844-405-5433, email info@MITMyLifeServices.com, or visit MIT MyLifeServices. MyLifeServices counselors are available 24/7 to assist with your concerns. 

Concerns about cannabis/marijuana

For general information, contact Community Wellness at wellness@med.mit.edu.

Other resources

Helpful Apps

QuitSTART (free)

Craving to Quit (Free subscriptions available from Community Wellness while supplies last. Request a subscription: wellness@med.mit.edu