Tips to Quit

Make the Decision to Quit

  • Think about why you want to quit.
  • What are your personal reasons for quitting?
  • Search for support and resources.

Set a Quit Day and Make a Plan

  • Mark your calendar.
  • Get rid of tobacco products.
  • Stock up on substitutes.
  • Decide on tobacco cessation medications.

Deal with Withdrawal

  • Avoid temptation.
  • Correctly use nicotine replacement medications.
  • Change your habits.
  • Reward yourself.

Stay Tobacco-free (Maintenance)

  • Remember reasons for quitting.
  • Recover from slips.
  • Be prepared for relapse or difficult situations.