UT Health Physicians

Tobacco Cessation Program

Ready to live tobacco free? UT Health San Antonio can help.

Smoking and tobacco use is the most common cause of preventable illness and death. Making the decision to quit is one of the most important things you can do for your health. The tobacco cessation programs at UT Health San Antonio can help you learn how to give up any kind of tobacco habit.

Individual Counseling 

Personalized appointments are offered by tobacco cessation experts at UT Health Physicians. Call 210-450-9100 to schedule.

Consider an appointment if:    

  • You are thinking about stopping smoking or other tobacco
  • You want to stop smoking, but aren't sure where to start
  • You are experiencing negative side effects from tobacco use
  • You have stopped smoking and would like support to remain tobacco-free


Quitxt is a free bilingual text-message or Facebook Messenger service from UT Health San Antonio that turns your smartphone into a personal coach to help you quit smoking!

Join Quitxt in English: Text “iquit” to 844-332-2058; or search QuitxtCommunity on Facebook Messenger and hit "Get Started"

Join Quitxt in Spanish: Text “lodejo” to 844-332-2058; or search QuitxtComunidad on Facebook Messenger and hit "Empezar"

For more information about our tobacco cessation programs, call UT Health's primary care practice at 210-450-9100.


Free Public Seminars

At this time, we are not doing in-person group seminars due to COVID. You can still make an appointment for individualized counseling with our tobacco cessation experts by calling 210-450-9100 to schedule.