Quitting Resources

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Resources to Help You 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. There are many resources available to help you quit smoking, including quitlines, educational materials, Web sites, and support groups. You can also talk to your doctor about other strategies for quitting that may be right for you.

Quitlines

For support in quitting, including free quit coaching, a free quit plan, free educational materials, and referrals to local resources, call:

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Online Quitting Help

Government Resources

Smokefree.govExternal
A Web site dedicated to helping you quit smoking.
SmokefreeTXTExternal
Free 24/7 quit help for adults and young adults texted to your phone!
Smokefree WomenExternal
A Web site that helps women quit smoking.
Smokefree TeenExternal
A Web site that helps teens quit smoking.
Smokefree.gov en EspañolExternal
A Web site in Spanish dedicated to helping you quit smoking.
Smokefree QuitGuide AppExternal
Track your progress, receive encouraging reminders, and more on your smartphone. Available from iTunes.
Help for Smokers and Other Tobacco UsersExternal
Booklet that tells you about ways you can quit.
Pathways to Freedom: Winning the Fight Against Tobacco
Guide that addresses tobacco issues specific to African Americans.
FDA 101: Smoking Cessation ProductsExternal
Article discussing FDA approved products that help you quit smoking.
Quit Tobacco—Make Everyone ProudExternal
A DoD-sponsored Web site for military personnel and their families.
SmokefreeVetExternal
A mobile text messaging service for veterans getting health care through the VA.
What you Need to Know About Quitting
BeTobaccoFree.govExternal
One-stop shop with quit guidance for tobacco users, parents, educators, and health professionals.

Other Online Resources

American Cancer SocietyExternal
Guide to quitting smoking.
American Heart AssociationExternal
1-800-AHA-USA1
BecomeAnEX.orgExternal
A free, online plan to help you quit smoking.
American Lung AssociationExternal
1-800-LUNG-USA

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