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Tobacco Cessation

Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout- November 17th!

The Great American Smokeout challenges you to quit for just one day. But, a successful quitter becomes a winner, when a little prep work is done. Before you actually stop smoking, you should do a few things, like building in a new healthy habit or two. Whether you decide to make November 17th your quit day or some other day, QuitNet can help you meet the day with confidence.

Get Started Today! 

As the experts in the field of tobacco cessation for past 25 years, QuitNet offers 24x7 support to help you quit for good! is the largest online global community of quitters with over 1,000,000 members and a proven sustainable social network to promote tobacco cessation. The online experience also includes tools and trackers, access to trained online counselors and quit medications (patch, gum, lozenge).

In addition, QuitNet offers you access to an even more personalized experience by providing plus access to highly trained, accredited tobacco treatment specialists/coaches who will work with you over the phone, at strategic intervals during the quit process to help you quit for good.

Baystate Health employees* can register with QuitNet online. After you view a description of the services, click ‘Join now’ and proceed through the registration process.

*QuitNet is available to all benefits-eligible employees. If you meet the requirements to receive health benefits from Baystate, then you are eligible to participate in QuitNet---regardless of whether or not you are enrolled in the BH-HNE medical plan.

Start to Stop®

In addition to QuitNet, employees have access to another smoking cessation program, Start to Stop.®
The Start to Stop® program is offered through MinuteClinic®, the walk-in clinic inside select CVS/pharmacy® stores. It is available to all Health New England plan members, including all covered family members, and provides counseling, education, and nicotine replacement therapy.