Smoking & Tobacco Use Features
On April 23, CDC began airing a new round of hard-hitting ads from the Tips From Former Smokers® campaign on national television, in magazines, and online. Now in its seventh year, the Tips campaign continues to bring compelling messages designed to inspire smokers to quit. A feature article describing the campaign is highlighted on CDC.gov.
- December 29, 2017: Ring in 2018 Smokefree
- November 9, 2017: Quitting Can Make You a Winner
- November 6, 2017: Celebrate This Veteran’s Day Tobacco Free
- May 24, 2017: CDC Celebrates World No Tobacco Day
- January 27, 2017: E-cigarettes and Young People: A Public Health Concern
- January 11, 2017: Tips Ads Still a Best Buy for Public Health
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.
- 1-855-DÉJELO-YA (1-855-335-3569)
A free, phone-based service to help Spanish speaking persons quit tobacco use.
- 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.
- espanol.smokefree.gov provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of Spanish-speaking individuals trying to quit smoking.
- Tips From Former Smokers® profiles real people who are living with serious long-term health effects from smoking and secondhand smoke exposure.
- Quit Tobacco is a U.S. Department of Defense-sponsored Web site for military personnel and their families. Sign up for SmokefreeMIL to get 24/7 text support during your quit smoking attempt.
- Help for Smokers and Other Tobacco Users: Quit Smoking is an easy-to-read guide issued by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
- Page last reviewed: April 19, 2018
- Page last updated: April 24, 2018
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