Are you ready to quit, but don't know where to start? Check out the following resources to help you get started and be successful. And, remember, telephone quitlines — like the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline — have been proven to double your chances of quitting successfully.
Tobacco Cessation Programs — Check out these programs if you prefer face-to-face support.
BecomeAnEX.org — This Website offers tips and tools for quitting including personalized quit plans and a virtual community where smokers can share stories and strategies about their experiences quitting. A project of the National Alliance for Tobacco Cessation.
MyLastDip.com — This Website program is available for free to any smokeless tobacco user who is interested in quitting and willing to complete a brief survey about his/her tobacco use. There are two unique programs, one targets chewers aged 14-25, the other targets chewers age 26 and up. Sponsored by the Oregon Research Institute through a research grant from the National Cancer Institute.
Smokefree Women — This Website provides free and accurate information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of women trying to quit smoking. Sponsored by the National Cancer Institute.
Quit Tobacco, Make Everyone Proud — An educational campaign for the U.S. military, this Website strives to help U.S. service members quit tobacco for themselves and for the people they love. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense.
Guide to Quitting Smoking — Learn the impact of smoking on yourself and those you love and why it's hard to quit.
Set a Quit Date — Find out how to pick - and prepare - for your quit date.
Nicotine — Nicotine is the drug found naturally in tobacco and what makes it so hard to quit.
Help for Cravings and Tough Situations — Find out what it takes to stay quit.
It's Never too Late to Quit! — Quitting benefits you no matter your age.
Smokeless Tobacco and How to Quit — Smokeless tobacco isn't a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes. Discover what's unique about smokeless tobacco products and how to quit using them.
Cigar Smoking — One large cigar can contain as much tobacco as an entire pack of cigarettes. Find out the specifics about cigars.
How Many Cigarettes is That? — Calculate how many cigarettes are consumed over a period of time. The answer may surprise you!