Resources for Professionals

ASSESSMENTS
American Association of Family Physicians 

Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence

Tobacco Cessation Resources for African Americans

Tobacco Cessation Insurance Coverage


ARTICLES
Smoker Identity Scale
ABC of Smoking Cessation

Smoking Consequences Questionnaire
Smoking Abstinence Questionnaire

CALIFORNIA RESOURCES

California Department of Health

 

Watts Healthcare Corp. Preventive Health Services
  (323) 357-6628
  10300 S. Compton Blvd. – Map to Location
  Los Angeles, CA 90002
  Type of Service: Individual counseling, support group, self-help material, phone counseling, referrals,
  Freedom from Smoking 7 session class
  Cost: Free; Languages Served: English & Spanish; Age Group: Teens & Adults

 

AcuHope
  818-708-1698 5953
  Laurel Canyon Blvd Suite C
  Valley Village, CA 91607

  Type of Service: Quite smoking with Acupuncture Use Acupuncture treatment to help smokers cease smoking
  physically, and strengthen their mental power to keep away from cigarettes. Cost: Free; Gender Served: Any;
  Ages: Any

California Smokers Helpline

1-800-NO-BUTTS

American Lung Association of California
  (213) 384-5864
  3325 Wilshire Blvd. #900 – Map To Location
  Los Angeles, CA 90010
  Type of Service: Self-help materials, phone counseling, internet-based information, chat with a
  counselor online Cost: Free; Languages Served: English & Spanish; Ages: Adults & Youth

 

City of Hope Medical Center
  (626) 218-9410
  (626) 256-4673 ext. 89114

 

Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center
  1500 E Duarte Rd.
  Duarte, CA 91010
  Type of Service: Smoking Cessation Support Group is described as an afternoon of friendship, food and fun!
  Cost: Free to public; Languages Served: English; Gender Served: Any; Ages: Any


Glendale Adventist Medical Center
  (818) 409-8042
  1509 Wilson Terrace
  Glendale, CA 91206
  Type of Service: 7 week quit smoking program, referrals, self-help materials, support group Cost: $50 for 7
  weeks program


 Kaiser Permanente
  (866) 402-4320
  Type of Service: Offer free classes and counseling for Kaiser members and non members; medication therapy
  with copayment; free online tobacco cessation service and free self-help materials Cost: Free

 

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) South Bay Area
  (310) 328-1460
  1334 Post Ave
  Torrance, CA 90501
  Type of Service: One-on-one consultation; treatment planning, cessation program Cost: Free

 

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) South Bay Area
  Tobacco Policy and Advocacy
  Contact: Joan Waddell, Tobacco Director
  (310) 328-1460 ext. 242
  Type of Service: A policy and advocacy program to assist in the development of smoke free outdoor areas on

  the South Bay.

 

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) East San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys
  (800) 622-2255
  (626) 331-5316
  N. Grand Ave.
  Covina, CA 91724
  Type of Service: Step-by-step plan for quitting smoking, self-help materials, cessation program, individual or
  group counseling; Cost: Call for details.

 

Nicotine Anonymous
  Southern California
  (800) 642-0666- toll free number
  National website
  (877) TRY-NICA or (877) 879-6422
  http://nicotine-anonymous.org
  Type of Service: Nicotine Anonymous offers group support and recovery using the 12 Steps as adapted
  from Alcoholics Anonymous to achieve abstinence from nicotine. Cost: Free but call site for more
  information. Below is list of some but not all locations in Los Angeles County. Visit website for list of all
  meetings in Los Angeles County.

 

     1. Bellflower
     Contact Joe W. at 562-644-5225
     Calvary Baptist Church (Family Center Room) 
     14722 Clark Ave.
     Bellflower, CA 90706
     Meeting: Tuesdays, 7pm
     

     2. Downey
     Contact William G. at (562) 639-7577
     Kaiser Imperial Medical Center, Room 9449
     Imperial Highway– Map To Location
     Downey, CA 90242
     Meeting: Wednesdays, 7 pm


     3. Fox Hills
     Contact Fay at (310) 454-3636
     6666 Green Valley Circle! – Map To Location
     Los Angeles, CA 90066
     Meeting: Tuesday, 8:00pm - Prosperity Room

 

     4. Inglewood
     Contact Kris G at (310) 676-8040
     Christian Church Inglewood Southside
     3947 W. 104th St. – Map To Location
     Inglewood, CA 90303
     Meeting: Wednesdays, 6pm

      5. Hollywood
     Contact Jane at (323) 862-1518
     West Hollywood Recovery, Main room
     626 Robertson– Map To Location
     West Hollywood, CA 90069
     Meeting: Wednesdays, 8:30pm     

 

     6. Marina Del Rey

     Contact: Jack R. at (310) 396-3525
     12720 Washington Blvd. – Map To Location
     Culver City, CA 90066
     Meeting: Saturdays, 5pm
     Save Our Selves (SOS)
     (323) 666-4295

 

Verdugo Mental Health Center
  1540 East Colorado Street Glendale, CA 92105-1514
  Type of Service: self-help materials, support groups Friday 7:30pm, Sunday 11:45am

 

Save Our Selves (SOS)
  (323) 666-4295 4773
  4773 Hollywood Blvd. – Map To Location
  Hollywood, CA 90027

 

Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  (310) 517-4701
  (310) 517-4711

 

McMillan Medical Center
  3333 Skypark Dr., Ste. 300
  Type of Service: A weekly support group for people who are quitting smoking (Every Monday 7-8:30pm)
  Breathe Freely, an 8-week series of class which cost $200 per person


UCLA
  (310) 825-0014
  200 UCLA Medical Plaza Conference Room 206
  Los Angeles, CA 90095
  Type of Service: Comprehensive smoking cessation program Cost: $100 (UCLA employee); $150 (Non-
  UCLA employee)

 

UCLA Health System
  310-319-4700
  866-449-8252
  Family Health Center
  1920 Colorado Ave.
  Santa Monica, CA 90404
  Type of Service: Education and guidance on how to successfully quit smoking, appointment with specialized
  physician and counselor; weekly classes and support group; phone counseling; prescription for Nicotine
  Replacement Medications. Thursdays 9:00 AM (except holidays)

ORGANIZATIONS That Can Help You QUIT Smoking


Truth Initiative Ex-Program
  Type of Service: Individual counseling, support group, self-help material, phone counseling, referrals,
  Freedom from Smoking 7 session class
  Cost: Free; Languages Served: English & Spanish; Age Group: Teens & Adults


National African-American Tobacco Prevention Network


American Cancer Association

  Type of Service: Individual counseling, support group, self-help material, phone counseling, referrals,
  Freedom from Smoking 7 session class
  Cost: Free; Languages Served: English & Spanish; Age Group: Teens & Adults

 

Tobacco Free Life

Smoke Free Women
 

American Lung Association Freedom From Smoking Program

American Lung Association - Not on Tobacco 1-800-LUNGUSA
  (800) 586-4872
  Type of Service: cessation programs, facilitator training, Not On Tobacco is the American Lung Association
  voluntary program for teens who want to quit smoking. Cost: Free; Ages: Youth

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