In light of the numerous inquiries we receive from individuals looking to quit using tobacco, from concerned parents seeking advice on how to help their children quit, to individuals and organizations concerned about the harms of tobacco use and who want to help, we have assembled a list of resources that should help you in your efforts to become tobacco free. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all available quit smoking resources and this listing does not provide information for resources in specific communities, although some of the links can put you in touch with providers and services in your area. Finally, this listing of services, information and products is meant to be informative and does not constitute an endorsement of these resources or products.

Resources for Smokers Who Want To Quit and for People Who Want To Help Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

 

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• Quitting Smoking: Why To Quit and How To Get Help

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Tobacco/cessation

• Smokefree.gov

– http://www.smokefree.gov/

• How to Quit, Useful Resources to Quit Smoking

– http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/how2quit.htm

• You Can Quit Smoking

– http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/how_to_quit/you_can_quit/index.htm

• Tips from Former Smokers

– http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/campaign/tips/ National Cancer Institute:

• Smokefree.gov

 

 

– http://www.smokefree.gov/

• Smokefree Women

– http://women.smokefree.gov/

• Spit Tobacco: A Guide for Quitting

– http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/OralHealth/Topics/SmokelessTobacco/SmokelessTobaccoAGuideforQuitting.htm