How to Quit Smoking
It’s never too late to quit smoking. Quitting smoking now improves your health and reduces your risk of heart disease, cancer, lung disease, and other smoking-related illnesses.
Start Your Quitting Journey Today!
Quitlines provide free coaching—over the phone—to help you quit smoking.
Learn about quitline services available in your state by going to the North American Quitline Consortium’s mapexternal icon and clicking on your state.
You can quit smoking for good and live a healthy, smokefree life. Take the first step and call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for FREE support.
Free quit help:
In Asian languages:
In addition to the below resources, talk to your doctor about strategies for quitting that may be right for you.
- Smokefree.govexternal icon
- A website dedicated to helping you quit smoking with tailored resources for women, veterans, teens, Spanish speakers, and people over 60 years old.
- FDA 101: Smoking Cessation Productsexternal icon
- How FDA-approved medicines can help you quit smoking.
- YouCanQuit2external icon
- A quit-smoking support website for military personnel and their families, sponsored by the Department of Defense.
- What you Need to Know About Quitting
- Information about nicotine dependence, the benefits of quitting smoking, and methods for successfully quitting from CDC.
Other Online Resources
- American Cancer Societyexternal icon
- How to quit smoking or smokeless tobacco.
- American Heart Associationexternal icon
- Information and resources for quitting smoking.
- American Lung Associationexternal icon
- Information on how to quit smoking, including top tips.
- Truth Initiativeexternal icon
- BecomeAnEX, a free, online plan to help you quit smoking.
- North American Quitline Consortiumexternal icon
- A map with quitline services available in your area—click on your state!