Online Guide to Quitting
Preparing to Quit
- Your state may have a toll-free
telephone quitline. Call the quitline to get one-on-one help.
- Call the National Network of Tobacco Cessation Quitlines at 1-800-QUITNOW (1-800-784-8669) TTY 1-800-332-8615. This number works anywhere in the U.S. You can get one-on-one help quitting., support and coping strategies, and referrals to resources and local cessation programs.
- Visit the National Cancer Institute's smokefree.gov Web site at http://www.smokefree.gov or contact NCI's Smoking Quitline at 1-877-44U-QUIT. Smokefree.gov offers science-driven tools, information, and support that has helped smokers quit. You will find state and national resources, free materials, and quitting advice from the National Cancer Institute and its partners.
- More and more workplaces have help for workers who want to quit. Some offer quit-smoking clinics and support on the job. Others will pay for outside programs for their workers. Ask at work about the choices open to you.
- Your doctor may know about a quit-smoking program or support group near you.