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January: New Year Resolution

Is Quitting Smoking on Your Calendar for 2015?

Be smokefree in 2015

To start out your new year on the right track, make quitting smoking your number one New Year’s resolution. More than half of all smokers have already quit, and you can, too!

Resources for Tobacco Prevention and Control

The following tools can help you be smokefree in 2015.

  • Feature Article
    Is Quitting Smoking on Your Calendar for 2015?
    This article gives you links to many tools to help you quit smoking, as well as valuable information on steps that are proven to improve your chances of success. It also links you to personal stories from former smokers who are participating in CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign. One video, “Surprising Things About Quitting,” features Tiffany, who found that many benefits of quitting came very quickly. Another video, "Diabetes and Smoking," features Bill, who cautions smokers to make a list of what they're willing to lose if they choose to continue smoking.
  • Quit Plan
    The National Cancer Institute’s smokefree.gov Web site offers free advice on making a quit plan that can help you quit smoking and stay smokefree for life.

The following guides explain how smoking harms your health and causes specific diseases. They also include helpful information about the benefits of quitting.

Support to Quit

These resources are available free of charge to help you quit smoking for good.

  • 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
    Get free support and advice from experienced counselors, a personalized quit plan, self-help materials, the latest information about medications to help manage cravings and reduce the urge to smoke, and much more by calling this toll-free number.
  • Tips From Former Smokers
    This national education campaign from CDC features real stories from real former smokers who tell their stories of living with disease and disability caused by smoking and offer tips for people trying to quit.
  • smokefree.gov
    This Web site from the National Cancer Institute is full of great advice on quitting smoking and resources you can use to stay smokefree in 2015.
  • SmokefreeWomen
    This Web site has advice for women who want to quit smoking and resources you can use to stay smokefree in 2015.
  • espanol.smokefree.gov
    This Web site for Spanish speakers is full of great advice on quitting smoking and resources you can use to stay smokefree in 2015.
  • SfT (SmokefreeTeen)
    This is a site devoted to helping teens quit smoking.

 


Campaigns and Multimedia

  • You Can Quit. Learn more…
  • Ready to quit smoking? Make sure you have what it takes.
  • CDC 24/7 – Saving Lives, Protecting People, Saving Money. Learn More About How CDC Works For You…

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