• New! Our SAMHSA Center of Excellence for Tobacco-Free Recovery Toolkit 

    Take Your Behavioral Health Facility Tobacco-Free Anywhere in the US

    Find it on our site under Behavioral Health - Toolkits

  • Did you know that quitting smoking can improve a person's mood as much as an anti-depressant? 


    This and more studies are available in our Publications sections under Behavioral Health and Resources

  • Road to Recovery with Light at the End

    Concurrent Cessation Treatment Makes Long-term Abstinence From Alcohol & Illicit Drugs 25% More Likely


    Find this and more studies in our Publications sections under Behavioral Health and Resources


Mission Statement


Our mission at the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) is to decrease smoking rates and increase the number of health professionals who help smokers quit. We aim to drive health systems transformation and deliver sustainable solutions through providing technical assistance, organizing leadership summits, social marketing, bringing together catalytic leaders, and producing national webinars for education. We develop synergistic partnerships for results and have established over 100 partnerships with dental hygienists, nurses, pharmacists, emergency physicians, hospitals, family physicians, mental health and substance abuse providers, advocates, and leadership.

 For Providers



View presentations from experts on key tobacco control and behavioral health topics - CME/CE credit available for live and select archived webinars

View webinars


Get access to our library of tobacco-related articles

View publications


A variety of packaged resources and tools to aid you in your cessation efforts

View toolkits

Fact Sheets & Guides

Learn the basics and more on smoking cessation and behavioral health

View fact sheets & guides

Quit Now Cards

Provides an easy, fast, and effective way for health professionals to help smokers quit

Purchase quit now cards

Resources to Quit

Learn more about the many smoking cessation resources and programs available.


Ways to Quit

Learn about effective, proven ways to quit smoking.

Online Resources

View a list of web sites with information on helping you quit smoking.


Call your state quitline to speak to a trained smoking cessation coach who can help you quit smoking and answer your questions.