New Tobacco Treatment Services to Support Maine Individuals
Introducing the Maine QuitLink
The MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence is pleased to announce that what has been known as the Maine Tobacco HelpLine and the QuitLink have come together as the Maine QuitLink. No services are going away, the same trusted tobacco treatment support that has served Maine for the past twenty years is still available, with expanded offerings.
Inviting Maine Individuals to Quit Their Way
The Maine QuitLink offers a variety of digital and phone based programs to meet individuals where they are in their quitting process. Mainers can find their best path for quitting by choosing from the robust integrated phone coaching program or from one of our new standalone digital services.
How Can Services Be Accessed?
Free phone coaching, web coaching and digital services to become tobacco-free are accessible by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) or by visiting Individuals can also access services with a provider referral.
Quit Your Way Treatment Options
Free one-on-one coaching with a Quit Coach who will assist in creating a customized Quit Plan.
  • 8 weeks of free gum, patches or lozenges for eligible residents
  • Talk to a certified Quit Coach for support
  • Unlimited calls for support
  • Free access to text, email and web services
Website support with digital tools to help an individual with their quit journey.
  • Free 2-week starter kit of gum, patches or lozenges for eligible residents
  • Chat with an Online Quit Coach
  • Access to text, email and web services
  • Participate in an online community of tobacco users also quitting
  • Available 24/7
Individual services are designed to give someone the flexibility to pick and choose the tools they want to use at any time through an online dashboard.
  • Free 2-week starter kit of gum, patches or lozenges
  • Educational materials
  • Text messaging
  • Email
  • Dashboard Accessible 24/7
New Intensive Behavioral Health Coaching
Tailored to meet the needs of tobacco users with a behavioral health condition. The program includes:
  • 7 proactive calls from a Quit Coach, unlimited inbound call support
  • Quit Coaches trained in the specific challenges faced by tobacco users with a behavioral health condition
  • 12 weeks of combination nicotine replacement therapy (patch +gum or patch+lozenge) sent directly to the participant's home
  • Letter sent to the participant’s provider outlining the importance of supporting the patient in quitting tobacco
  • Option to opt into standard text, email and web portal services
Referring Tobacco Users to the Maine QuitLink
Providers can continue to refer your patients and clients through your existing channels. Call us at 1-800-QUIT NOW for more information about getting setup to refer tobacco users the Maine Quitlink services. In the coming months, we will provide you with updated materials to continue to promote the evidence-based quit services.

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