The US Surgeon General has said, “Smoking cessation [stopping smoking] represents the single most important step that people who smoke can take to enhance the length and quality of their lives.” Quitting is hard, but you can increase your chances of success with help. To learn about the available tools, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345. You can also find free tips and tools below.
Remember, tobacco addiction is both mental and physical. For most people, the best way to quit will be some combination of medicine, a method to change personal habits, and emotional support.
Quitting is the first part -- now you have to stay quit. Here are some tips that may help.
Learn about 3 steps that can lead to quitting smoking for good. This how-to quit smoking video also includes a short introduction to lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (low-dose LDCT).