< Back

Smoking and Tobacco Cessation

Participation in these programs may qualify members with supplemental drug coverage to receive prescribed tobacco cessation medications at their usual medication cost share. Benefits may vary. Please check with Member Services first. If you qualify and are interested, contact your doctor for a prescription.

Quit Tobacco Workshop

Get a better understanding of nicotine addiction and learn about the resources available to help you quit.  This workshop will help you find tools to develop your own plan to quit using tobacco.  Open to the community>

This is a covered benefit for members; $25 for nonmembers
Location: Fremont and Hayward-Sleepy Hollow, San Leandro
Dates/Time: Call for dates and times
Registration: 510-248-3455 Fremont; 510-454-4531 San Leandro

Online registration is available for this class through kp.org/appointments.


Quit Tobacco Services

Need help quitting smoking or tobacco? Quitting cold turkey can be tough. Visit kpdoc.org and search tobacco for information on how to get started.   The visit kp.org/tobaccomedications to learn about medications that can help you feel better and cope with withdrawal symptoms.  Or go to kp.org/breathe to participate in our online tobacco cessation program for members.  Clinical health educators can provide no cost one-on-one quit planning and support for members  Call the Healthy Living Center for an appointment.


Freedom from Tobacco Series

Declare your freedom and join our tobacco cessation program.  Learn about the nature of nicotine addiction, how to develop a personal quit plan, and how to deal with withdrawal. Participation in this program qualifies members with prescription drug coverage to receive tobacco cessation medications at their usual drug cost share. Open to the community.
Location: Fremont and Hayward Medical Centers
Dates/Time: Seven sessions, 6:30–8:30 p.m.; call for dates
Fee: No fee for members; $75 nonmembers
Registration: Call 510- 248-3455 Fremont; 510- 675-4531 Hayward


Related Resources


Lungs Are Us .org


Tobacco Cessation Resources

Books, pamphlets, and videos are available in the Health Education Center to purchase or use in the center. Hayward and Union City locations have some materials for lending.

If you need more information or would like to register for a class please contact one of our Health Education Centers:

Fremont 510-248-3455

Hayward & Union City 510-675-4531

San Leandro 510-454-4531

Wellness Coaching by Phone 1-866-251-4514

Get the motivation and guidance you need to take an active role in your health with our wellness coaches.  Whether you’re trying to get more active, eat better, manage your weight, quit tobacco, or handle stress, your personal coach can help you create and stick with a plan for reaching your goals. You and your coach talk one-on-one by phone at a time that’s convenient for you. Make the first move by calling 1-866-251-4514, 6 a.m. – midnight daily, to schedule your coaching appointment. Coaching sessions are free for Kaiser Permanente members and are available weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Members only. For more tools to support healthy living, visit kp.org/mydoctor.

Follow the link for a printable listing of all of our smoking cessation programs.