Free help to quit smoking

Great American Smokeout takes place Nov. 16

The annual Great American Smokeout public awareness event takes place Nov. 16 and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) plans to observe the day by highlighting resources for quitting smoking, vaping, chewing tobacco, and iqmik.

ANTHC and the State of Alaska have resources available for quitting tobacco use: Contact the Alaska Tobacco Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) to learn more about free services for quitting tobacco, including over the phone and virtual consultation.

Tribal health beneficiaries throughout Alaska can contact the ANTHC Tobacco Prevention Program and partner on a quit plan by calling 907-729-4343.

Details on activities for the actual day will be released during the week leading up to the Great American Smokeout through ANTHCToday social media accounts and on the website, the agency said.

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