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January: New Year Resolution



Your New Year Quit Smoking Plan

It may be the most important resolution you ever make!

Many smokers use the New Year's holiday as motivation to quit. To reach these smokers and to support tobacco control programs, CDC has resources to help make this healthy New Year's resolution a reality.

Resources for Tobacco Prevention and Control

The following products and resources are available to help encourage smokers in your community to quit now.

  • Feature Article
    Your New Year Quit Smoking Plan
    This article offers practical tips for how to make a New Year's quit attempt last. Readers can also take inspiration from Beatrice, a busy mother of two boys and a successful quitter who shared her story in CDC's Tips From Former Smokers campaign. Beatrice explains what worked well for her in an embedded video.
  • Button
    Make Your New Year Smokefree
    States and partners can upload this button (available in various sizes) to their Web sites to help promote the New Year's cessation message and to link users to related content on this Web site.

Support to Quit

The following free resources are available to help smokers quit.

  • 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
    Smokers can get free support and advice from experienced counselors, a personalized quit plan, self-help materials, the latest information about cessation medications, and more.
  • BeTobaccoFree.gov is the Department of Health and Human Services' comprehensive Web site providing one-stop access to tobacco-related information from across its agencies. This consolidated resource includes general information on tobacco as well as federal and state laws and policies, health statistics, and evidence-based methods on how to quit.
  • Smokefree.gov provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking.
  • SmokefreeWomen provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of women trying to quit smoking.
  • Quit Tobacco: Make Everyone Proud is a Department of Defense-sponsored Web site for military personnel and their families.
  • Help for Smokers and Other Tobacco Users: Quit Smoking is an easy-to-read guide issued by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
  • SfT (SmokefreeTeen) is a site devoted to helping teens quit smoking.
  • SmokefreeTXT is a teen texting program.
  • espanol.smokefree.gov is a Spanish-language quitting site.
  • How to Quit provides more useful information from CDC to help you quit.
 
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