Be Smoke Free
Research Study

The Be Smoke Free Study is recruiting volunteers who want to stop smoking. Participants will work with a trained quit coach over the phone using techniques that have helped others stop smoking for good. Join our compensated study today!

At a Glance

smoked (mainly cigarettes) Daily for past 30 days

18 years or older

interested in Stopping smoking

Free coaching & Nicotine Patches/Lozenges & Compensation provided

conducted in arizona

Study Background

The purpose of this research study is to compare two programs for helping people to stop smoking. One program uses proven behavior change techniques and the other uses behavior change techniques plus Guided Imagery (a type of visualization) to help individuals stop smoking. 

Both programs include 6 coaching phone calls and 4 weeks of nicotine patches or lozenges at no cost. 

Help us find potential new approaches for helping people like you to become smoke free. Join our compensated study today! 


Additional Information

The purpose of this research study is to evaluate two programs for helping people to stop smoking. 


You may qualify for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Smoked daily in the last 30 days
  • Cigarettes are primary tobacco source
  • Speak English
  • Are 18 years or older
  • Have a smartphone with internet access
  • Willing to receive coaching over the phone

Once enrolled, you will be randomly assigned into one of two program (behavior change or guided imagery). Both programs include 6 phone coaching sessions and 4 weeks of nicotine patches/lozenges. 

You will receive $50 for completing all study surveys and an additional $50 if you are selected for and complete biochemical verification.

The only cost for you to participate in this study is your time.

For more information, please call 520-621-0458 or email

An Institutional Review Board responsible for human subjects research at The University of Arizona reviewed this research project and found it to be acceptable, according to applicable state and federal regulations and University policies designed to protect the rights and welfare of participants in research.