Nip smoking in the butt.

Quitting smoking is hard, but with Howard Brown Health by your side, you don’t have to do it alone. We believe it’s important to educate our community about the dangers of smoking cigarettes and nicotine products. That’s why we provide resources to help you kick the habit and research programs centered on LGBTQ+ people. If you would like to stop smoking, schedule an appointment with a primary care provider by calling 773.388.1600. A new study at Howard Brown Health called Project Adhere is the first smoking cessation and medication adherence intervention for gay African American men living with HIV/AIDS. If you would like to see if you qualify, please call 773.388.1600.

Behavioral Health Services

Howard Brown Health provides mental health services, such as counseling and psychotherapy, for the LGBTQ+ community in our Behavioral Health Services department. Our Behavioral Health Specialists can help you with quitting smoking or refer you to a specialist at one of our partner community counseling centers. To speak with us about our services or to obtain referrals, please call 773.388.1600 or click here for more info.

General Practitioner

Howard Brown Health is are committed to offering comprehensive, compassionate, nonjudgmental, integrated and holistic primary care services for our insured, under-insured and uninsured patients. Our team can help you decide if using smoking cessation medications or other smoking cessation methods are right for you. To speak with us about our services or to obtain referrals, please call 773.388.1600 to make a primary care appointment.

The Illinois Tobacco Quitline is a free resource for tobacco users who want to quit for good. Registered nurses, respiratory therapists, and certified tobacco-treatment counselors are on call seven days a week, 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. to answer all your tobacco-related questions and provide the support you need to break the habit. Habla español? We serve a diverse client base, with Spanish-speaking counselors and live translation services for more than 200 languages. For more information, please contact 866.784.8937 or visit


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