Ready to Quit Smoking?

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Quitting is hard but you don’t have to do it alone. SoonerCare offers a tobacco cessation benefit to help you with your attempt to stop smoking. Members may receive counseling as well as prescription and over-the-counter medications to help you stop using tobacco.

Daryn Kirkpatrick and Shelly Patterson spoke about SoonerQuit benefits, SoonerQuit for Women and the OK Tobacco Helpline  during an interview for Citadel’s Sunday Morning Magazine radio program with Phil Inzinga.  The program aired on Citadel stations KYIS-98.9, KQOB-96.9, KATT-100.5, WWLS AM & FM, KKWD, AND WKY. 

Benefit Includes

  • Counseling sessions with your SoonerCare physician to help you quit using tobacco
  • Over the counter medications – patches, gum & lozenges
  • Prescription medications – Zyban, Chantix, inhaler & nasal spray

Helpful Resources

Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline

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If you don’t qualify for SoonerCare but would still like to quit using tobacco, you can contact the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669). The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline is a free service to all Oklahomans who want to quit smoking or using other tobacco products. Through the Helpline, you can receive one-on-one quit coaching, specialized materials, and referrals to community resources.

Web Coach Now Available! 

Here, you can register and receive services for the telephone-based program through the website, or receive services through the web, without any phone calls. Click here to register online. 

For more detailed information about this SoonerCare benefit, call the Child Health Line (405) 522-7188 or the SoonerCare Helpline (800)-987-7767 or (800) 757-5979 TDD.