Quit Smoking

Whether you smoke or vape, quitting isn’t easy. UB has resources to help you quit so you can feel better and save money.

E-Cigarettes and Vaping — Know the Risks

Even though electronic cigarettes are often marketed as being safer than conventional cigarettes, their vapor may still contain a variety of carcinogens and toxic chemicals. If they contain nicotine, they are still highly addictive, too.

NYS Smokers' Quitline

Free, confidential, evidence-based help to quit smoking, vaping, or tobacco for New Yorkers. Option to call, text or chat with a Quit Coach. May be eligible for free nicotine patches. You can call Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-9 p.m. or Friday-Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Lots of online resources and information on how to help a friend quit, too.


Improve your odds of quitting smoking with this intensive treatment program. This proven program lasts approximately three weeks, and combines medication and training to help you quit.

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Phone: (716) 645-2837; Fax: (716) 645-6234

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Amherst, NY 14226

Phone: (716) 829-3316; Fax: (716) 829-2564

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