Montana Tobacco Quit Line

 

The Montana Tobacco Quit Line is a statewide toll-free telephone line that offers help to Montanans interested in quitting tobacco use. The Montana Tobacco Quit Line provides free telephone counseling, free nicotine replacement therapy to those who qualify, reduced cost prescription CHANTIX and bupropion, sends out support materials, and links callers with local resources to help them quit.

    The Montana Tobacco Quit Line is designed to help:
  • Users of all types of tobacco who are ready to quit
  • Those who are thinking about quitting
  • Those who have tried to quit previously without success
  • Those who are trying to avoid a relapse into tobacco use
  • Relatives and friends looking for information to help someone quit
  • Health care providers seeking ways to help their patients

All phone calls are individualized so each caller gets the support they need. Callers can speak with an experienced counselor when they are ready to quit tobacco. Callers must sign up for 5 free phone counseling sessions, to be eligible to qualify for free nicotine replacement therapy and prescription medications. Must be over 18. Calls are free and confidential. For more information or a pamphlet, call Lisa at 751-8260.

 

Steps for Clients Interested in Prescription Medications

1.   Make an appointment with your physician and let them know that you are interested in Chantix or burpoprion.

2.  Physician will fax prescription to Ridgeway Pharmacy (mail order) (406) 642-6050.

3.  Client will send co-pay to Ridgeway Pharmacy via check, debit card or credit card.

Ridgeway Pharmacy

2824 Hwy 93 N

Victor, MT 59875

(406) 642-6040

4.  Client will then call the Montana Tobacco Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) and will complete initial 10-15 minute enrollment session. *In most cases client can expect to receive prescriptions in the mail within 2 business days of completion of steps 1-4.  Co-pay must be received before the medication is sent.

5.  In order to receive the second month refill, client must complete two additional coaching sessions within the first three weeks of taking prescription medications and submit the co-pay to Ridgeway.

6.  The client then must complete another two coaching sessions by the end of week seven to receive their last month of prescription medications and submit the co-pay to Ridgeway.

OR

1.  Client calls the Montana Tobacco Quit Line 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) and completes the initial 10-15 minute enrollment session.

2.  Then client makes an appointment with their physician and receives prescription.

3.  Physician will fax prescription to Ridgeway Pharmacy (mail order) (406) 642-6050. *In most cases client will receive prescription medicationin the mail within 2 business days of completion of steps 1-4. Co-pay must be received before medication is sent.

4.  Client will send co-pay to Ridgeway Pharmacy via check, debit card or credit card.

Ridgeway Pharmacy

2824 Hwy 93 N

Victor, MT 59875

(406) 642-6040

5.  In order to receive their second month refill, client must complete two additional coaching sessions within the first three weeks of taking prescription medication and submit the co-pay to Ridgeway.

6.  The client then must complete another two coaching sessions by the end of week seven to receive their last month of prescription medication and submit the co-pay to Ridgeway.