Online Guide to Quitting

Preparing to Quit

Set a Quit Date

Pick a date within the next 2 weeks to quit. That gives you enough time to get ready. But it's not so long that you will lose your drive to quit.

Think about choosing a special day:

If you smoke at work, quit on the weekend or during a day off. That way you'll already be cigarette-free when you return. National Cancer Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institutes of Health Department of Health and Human Services