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Resources for state health plan members

Public employees should first visit the LivingWell site for information and resources available to state health plan members.  The Kentucky Employees' Health Plan (KEHP) offers eligible members participating in an approved smoking cessation programs, like Cooper Clayton, Freedom From Smoking or the QuitNow Kentucky Tobacco Quit line​, over-the-counter Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) at no cost.  Here you can also sign up for a health coach who will help you earn great rewards through HumanaVitality as you meet your cessation goals.

Resources for everyone


Visit to download an app to help you quit.


The Cooper/Clayton Method to Stop Smoking is available at most local health departments.  Visit their website or call 606.784.6458.

Develop a Plan

Visit to create your personal quit plan.

Freedom From Smoking

The Freedom From Smoking program is available at a few local health departments.  Visit their website for contact information.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

 If you are not a state employee health plan member,  please check with your health insurance provider regarding covered or discounted nicotine replacement therapy products.

Online Counseling

The American Lung Association provides a program called Freedom From Smoking to assist you in quitting tobacco.

Text message help

Visit to sign up for SmokefreeTXT.  SmokefreeTXT is a mobile text messaging service designed for adults and young adults across the United States who are trying to quit smoking.

Tips and Resources

View the American Cancer Society's Guide to Quitting Smoking. 

The American Lung Association provides information on what the biggest insurance programs cover for tobacco cessation.

Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's How to quit website.

Learn about Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services' tobacco prevention and cessation program. provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking.

Quit lines

   Quit Now Kentucky is a free integrated phone-based coaching program with web-based and text messaging cessation support.  Call 1.800.Quit Now or 1.800.784.8669.  For the hearing impaired, please call 1.888.229.2182.

National Cancer Institutes' Quit Line or call 1.877.44U.QUIT or 1.877.448.7848

Quitter In You sponsored by American Lung Association and Wellpoint or call 1.800.LUNG.USA or 1.800.586.4872

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