Quitting smoking is one of the most important things you can do for your health. The sooner you quit, the sooner your body can begin to heal. You will feel better and have more energy to be active with your family and friends. Take action and call it Quits! If you are enrolled in the Blue Shield County Sponsored plans, you have access to three smoking cessation programs:


Clickotine - Clickotine® is a fully digital program delivered through your smart phone that can help you quit smoking. Developed by doctors, scientists, and engineers, Clickotine® uses advanced science and technology to create a quit journey just for you, increasing the chances that you quit smoking for good. Clickotine® is supported by medical research and has helped thousands of people quit smoking. As you use Clickotine® you will receive a one-of-a-kind experience as the program learns from you and changes to your needs. Clickotine® is a powerful and personalized tool that will work with your health plan's current resources, including coaching and free access to quit aids such as nicotine patches, lozenges and gum.


EX Program - Developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, EX Program by Truth Initiative® has helped over 895,000 tobacco users on their quit journeys. EX Program features a personalized quit plan; convenient live chat with an expert EX Coach; the option to have nicotine patches, gum, or lozenges mailed directly to your home; wisdom and support from the award-winning EX Community; and proven text messages and emails to enhance your quitting process. Become your own quit expert, with 24/7 access to tools, resources, and individualized support from EX Program.


QuitSmart®️ Mindfully - If you're having a difficult time walking away from tobacco use, you are not alone. eMindful offers QuitSmart Mindfully, a live, virtual mindfulness program that includes free Nicotine Replacement Therapy, NRT (gum or patches) to help you quit tobacco and make every moment matter. Through QuitSmart Mindfully, you can build mindfulness skills to help you cope with cravings and address the emotions behind addiction. You also will have access to Mindful Daily online mindfulness sessions and hundreds of hours of on-demand content for continued support in making you healthier, happier and more productive.


All three programs include free nicotine patches, lozenges and gum.


Click on the link to review all of the details of the cessation programs: