Quitting Never
Felt So Good.

There are hundreds of programs, telephone quitlines, websites, apps, and other tools available to help you quit and stay tobacco-free. Many resources are free or low-cost. Here is a partial list to help you get started.
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Starting Out

As you begin your quitting journey, know that you have resources available to help you succeed.
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Live Online Help

Chat online 24/7 with a National Cancer Institute counselor. Get quitting information, tips, ongoing support, and expert advice on staying tobacco-free in the future.
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Smokefree.gov

Free information and professional help from the National Cancer Institute for people trying to quit smoking and dipping. It also includes content and resources specifically for adolescents and women.
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BeTobaccoFree.gov

Free information and tools for quitting from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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Local Resources

Many local hospitals and clinics offer quit-smoking programs. Ask your doctor or healthcare provider for a recommendation. Your state health department can also help you find support close to home.
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BecomeAnEx.org

A free, digital quit-smoking plan and online community that has helped nearly 1 million people develop the skills to successfully quit. Research has shown that following the BecomeAnEX quit plan quadruples a tobacco user's chance of quitting!
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CDC: Smoking and Tobacco Use

This site provides quitting advice, the latest research and news on tobacco use, publications to order, and an array of useful links. This site is also available in Spanish.
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WHO: QuitTobacco

A free app for people trying to quit smoking and dipping from the World Health Organization. Available for Android and Apple devices.
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Mobile Text Messaging

Encouragement, advice, and tips to help you quit (and stay quit), 24/7.
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Smartphone Apps

Free tools from Smokfree.gov to guide you through what to expect when you quit, as well as tips, inspiration, and challenges to help you quit and live a healthier life.
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Staying a Quitter

Find the support you need – from helpful how tos to the latest research.
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Helpful How-Tos

Slow and steady can win this race. Review these helpful how-tos from Smokefree.gov about how to stay tobacco-free for the long haul.
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Keep Learning

Stay up to date with the latest research, facts, regulations, and analyses on important tobacco- and nicotine-related issues from the Truth Initiative Schroeder Institute®.
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Helping a Loved One

You can play a pivotal role in supporting a quitter. Find helpful FAQs and more here.
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How to Support

Play a pivotal role in a loved one's journey to quit tobacco. Find out more from Smokefree.gov about how to support a quitter and increase their likelihood of successfully quitting tobacco.
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FAQs for Helping Someone Quit

The first rule of quitting tobacco is, "don't talk about quitting tobacco." Or is it? Review helpful FAQs to ensure you're able to help your loved one at each step along the way.
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Adolescent Cessation

Tips, inspiration, and challenges via apps, texts, and engaging activities to help teens become tobacco-free.
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quitSTART app

A free smartphone app that helps teens quit smoking with tailored tips, inspiration, and challenges.
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SmokefreeTXT for Teens

A free text message program that provides tips, advice, and encouragement to help teens become (and stay) tobacco-free.
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Project EX

A tobacco cessation program for high school youth (ages 14-19). Involves enjoyable and motivating activities like games, mock talk shows, and yoga.
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Not On Tobacco (N-O-T)

The American Lung Association's (ALA's) voluntary program for teens (ages 14-19) who want to quit smoking.
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This is Quitting

A free program from Truth Initiative designed to help young people quit vaping. This first-of-its-kind program has helped nearly 400,000 youth and young adults on their journey to quit vaping.
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Project CONNECT®

Project CONNECT® is a nicotine cessation and reduction program developed specifically for adolescents by Caron Treatment Centers. It's designed to motivate participants not only to participate, but also to ultimately make more positive choices, including changing their nicotine use, attitudes, and behaviors.
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CONNECT 5

CONNECT 5 is a digital experience from Caron Treatment Centers focused on nicotine reduction and cessation. It is for youth ages 13-18 and is delivered in five weekly modules that are designed to help youth make a positive impact on their health.
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2Morrow Vaping Cessation Program

For teens and young adults, this program is based on 2Morrow’s clinically tested tobacco cessation program and is available to states, employers, health plans, and groups. This program is not currently available to individuals for purchase.
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Project Toward No Tobacco Use (TNT)

Project TNT is an in-school tobacco prevention program for youth in grades 5-9, developed by the University of Southern California Institute for Prevention Research.
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Project Toward No Drug Abuse (TND)

Project TND is an in-school drug abuse prevention program for high school-age youth, developed by the University of Southern California Institute for Prevention Research.
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Keep Your Kids Tobacco-Free

Tips from the American Cancer Society and CDC for parents to help keep kids tobacco-free.
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E-Cig Tip Sheet for Parents

Guidance from the Surgeon General for how to talk to your kids about e-cigarettes.
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What Parents Need to Know

Information from the CDC about e-cigarettes and youth.
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What Teachers and Coaches Need to Know

Guidance from the CDC on what to know about e-cigarettes as well as information about free resources for youth.
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Know the Risks: A Youth Guide to E-Cigarettes

Information from the CDC intended for adults–including teachers, youth ministers, coaches, scout leaders, etc.–who educate or serve youth ages 11-18.
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E-Cigarettes and Similar Devices

Guidance from the American Association of Pediatricians about e-cigarettes, their impact on youth, and suggestions for protective factors.
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Quitlines and FDA Approved Resources

Quitting support offered in multiple languages and across multiple organizations expands access to help.
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Telephone Quitlines

Toll-Free quitlines are staffed by counselors who provide helpful information, advice, and support in English.
  • 1-800-QUIT-NOW

  • 1-800-332-8615
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  • 1-877-44U-Quit

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Resources En Español

Online quitting advice, resources, and quitline in Spanish from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • 1-855-335-3569

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Espanol.Smokefree.gov

Smokefree.gov offers free information and professional help from the National Cancer Institute for people trying to quit smoking and dipping.
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Quitline for Military Personnel and Veterans

For those receiving care through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
  • 1-855-QUIT-VET (1-855-784-8838)

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Online Resources for Military Personnel and Veterans

You Can Quit 2, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense, helps U.S. service members and veterans quit tobacco.
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Smokefreevet

Smokefree.gov offers free information and professional help for vets trying to quit tobacco.
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Review NRT Options

Visit smokegree.gov to explore different methods for quitting, based on effectiveness, and to review different NRT options.
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Quitting Tips and Communities for All Walks of Life

Support can come from many places. Find the community that fits your needs on your quitting journey.
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Mobile Text Messaging for Moms

Personalized support, encouragement, advice, and tips to help pregnant women and mothers quit (and stay quit), 24/7.
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Mobile Text Messaging for Vets

Personalized support, encouragement, advice, and tips to help Veterans quit (and stay quit), 24/7.
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Social Quitting Communities

Smokefree.gov - Join a support community to help you or someone you care about with tips and support to be tobacco-free: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
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Social Quitting Communities for Women

Smokefree Women (For Women) - Connect with women who are trying to quit and stay quit by sharing stories, tips and encouragement: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
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Become an Ex: Community

Join a community of people who have decided to quit. You can read or post advice or find an online support group.
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Quitting Vaping or Dipping

Get the facts. Get the support. And get started on your journey to a tobacco-free life.
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Quit Dipping or Chewing Tobacco

Quitting smokeless tobacco is hard. But it helps if you have a plan. The National Institutes of Health has tips for quitting chew and dip.
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Quit Tobacco Without Using Meds

People who use tobacco products are strongly advised to use proven cessation methods, such as prescription medications and counseling, to quit smoking. The American Cancer Society provides info about tools or methods to quit smoking besides nicotine replacement therapy or prescription drugs, and whether they can help you quit tobacco.
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Stopping Smokeless Tobacco

Smokeless tobacco users have quit successfully, and so can you. Your family doctor can help you quit. Tips from the American Academy of Family Physicians can help, too.
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Learn the Facts About Quitting Smokeless Tobacco

This site from the University of Michigan provides information on the health consequences of smokeless tobacco and resources to help quit smokeless tobacco.
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Chewing Tobacco: Not a Safe Product

This Mayo Clinic site provides information on the facts about chewing tobacco and other forms of smokeless tobacco.
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Live Life Without Tobacco.

The first step toward that new life is to plan your quit and prepare for the journey ahead.