Quitting Tips

You can quit using tobacco. Research has shown that following these steps gives you the best chance of quitting and staying tobacco-free.

Prepare to Quit

Build a Support System

Learn New Skills and Habits

Take Advantage of Medications and Use Them Correctly

Like anything in life, it takes practice to quit smoking. But you can do it — just stay positive. If you fall down, try again. Learn from each attempt and change your course of action until smoking is a thing of the past. Some factors that increase the odds of a relapse include:

last updated August 23, 2018