Support for Quitting Smoking

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Quit Smoking

If you’re thinking about quitting smoking or using tobacco (or are trying to convince someone else to quit), then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve found the best Web sites to help you understand why you should quit smoking, determine the best way to do it, and find support to help you along the way and keep you from restarting.

Reasons to Quit Smoking

It’s no secret that smoking is bad for you. The list of organs it can damage is long, and ... read more »

Ways to Quit Smoking

You can quit smoking on your own or with the help of medication, counseling, patches, gums, nasal ... read more »

Support for Quitting Smoking

Even with the tremendous resources available to quit smoking, it remains extremely difficult. Luckily, there is a great deal of support for quitting smoking available both face-to-face and online.

Insights for Quitting Smoking

  • Check your county or city health department or hospital’s Web sites for smoking cessation support groups in your area.
  • It’s not uncommon for someone who’s quit smoking to slip up and have a cigarette or dip, or even to relapse entirely. Scroll down to the end of this section for sites that can help you deal with slips and relapses.
  • Keep in mind that not everyone you’ll encounter in online forums or support groups has the best of intentions or represents themselves accurately. Some people may claim that they used a remedy you’ve never heard of; be wary of those claims, especially if they include links to buy specific products.

Top Sites for Quitting Smoking

To find a quit smoking support group in your area …
For online support to help you quit smoking …
If you slip or relapse while you’re quitting smoking …
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Helping Someone Quit Smoking

It can be hard to stand by and watch people you care about smoke, knowing the affect it’s ... read more »

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