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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.


Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) or 1-855-DÉJELO-YA (en Español) if you want help quitting. This is a free telephone support service that can help people who want to stop smoking or using tobacco. Callers are routed to their state quitlines, which offer several types of quit information and services.

These may include:

Find out how much money quitting could save you with our

Cigarette Cost Calculator.


Online Government Resources


→ Smokefree.gov 

A website dedicated to helping you quit smoking.

→ SmokefreeTXT

Free 24/7 quit help for adults and young adults texted to your phone!

→ Smokefree Women 

A website that helps women quit smoking.

→ Smokefree Teen

A website that helps teens quit smoking.

→ Smokefree.gov en Español 

A website in Spanish dedicated to helping you quit smoking.

→ Smokefree QuitGuide App 

Track your progress, receive encouraging reminders, and more on your smartphone. Available from iTunes.

→ Help for Smokers and Other Tobacco Users 

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 Products

Article discussing FDA approved products that help you quit smoking.

→ Quit Tobacco—Make Everyone Proud

A DoD-sponsored website for military personnel and their families.

→ SmokefreeVet

A mobile text messaging service for veterans getting health care through the VA.

→ What You Need to Know About Quitting

An article that highlights the great deal of health benefits associated with quitting smoking.

→ 5 Quit Tips

Five tips to help you quit.

→ BeTobaccoFree.gov

One-stop shop with quit guidance for tobacco users, parents, educators, and health professionals.


Other Online Resources


→ American Cancer Society

Guide to quitting smoking.

→ American Heart Association


→ BecomeAnEX.org

A free, online plan to help you quit smoking.

→ American Lung Association


February 25, 2019

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