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Tobacco Cessation Recommended Resources

Find support as you work to quit using tobacco.

Online Support

Phone Support

Quitlines: Helping You Quit Smoking for Good (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • 877-44U-QUIT (877-448-7848)

The National Cancer Institute's trained counselors provide information and support for quitting in English and Spanish. Call Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern time.

  • 800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669)

All states have quitlines with counselors who are trained specifically to help smokers quit. Call this number operated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to connect directly to your state's quitline. Hours of operation and services vary from state to state.

  • Text Quit to 47848

SmokefreeTXT is a mobile text messaging service from the National Cancer Institute designed for adults and young adults across the United States who are trying to quit smoking. The program was created to provide 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help smokers quit smoking and stay quit.

  • Text DITCHJUUL to 887-09

Send a text to TRUTH to get help quitting vaping. The service is available 24/7 to help with cravings, stress and slips, plus regularly-scheduled messages and reminders that are designed to help you quit.

Mobile Apps for Apple iOS

Tips from Former Smokers

Tips From Former Smokers - Brian: There's Hope (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Tips From Former Smokers - Christine: Oral Cancer Effects (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Tips From Former Smokers: Mark's Military Service and Illness (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Tips From Former Smokers: Rose's Story (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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