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American Cancer Society: Quitting Tips
- Information on how to stop smoking or quit using smokeless tobacco, options for help, and tips for after quitting.
Arizona Smokers' Helpline
- Offers research-based toll-free telephone outreach and support service to Arizona residents who are trying to quit tobacco and remain tobacco-free. Includes information on the effects of using tobacco and online email help from a certified counselor.
British Heart Foundation Smoking Microsite
- "Give up before you clog up" campaign provides information about the damage caused by smoking whilst giving advice and guidance on methods for stopping smoking.
The California Smokers' Helpline
- A telephone program designed to help people kick the habit. Free of charge.
Circle of Friends
- Organization helping people break their addiction to tobacco. Statistics, tips for quitting, and a bulletin board for sharing stories.
- Designed to work along with your patch or gum to help you quit smoking for good. Sponsored by the patch/gum manufacturer.
- Offers advice and assistance to smokers in North and South West Dorset who want to quit.
Dr. Jeff's Quit Commit Program
- Aims to help people of all ages to quit smoking cigarettes or stop using other forms of tobacco. Tools, resources, information, links and support for people to kick the habit.
Free Web-based Smoking Cessation Study
- A web-based intervention and clinical trial to help people quit smoking, developed by researchers at the University of California.
Freedom From Tobacco Network
- Information about quitting and quitting aids written by people who have successfully quit using tobacco products.
- "It is indeed the hardest thing many people (including myself) have done...however it can be done" Why quit; why it's so hard; besides the addiction to nicotine, what keeps me smoking? methods of quitting; products; what if I relapse; secondhand smoke.
Help for Tobacco Addiction
- Effects, quitting information, questions and answers, secondhand smoke. "If Tobacco does not kill you it makes your life a living hell."
Hospital Ipoh Quit Clinic
- Free quit-smoking education and counselling.
- Interesting wrinkle: provides a web-based email address email@example.com in connection with their quitsmoking.com bulletin board. Don't look here for critical evaluation of the products they sell. But reasonable free section of advice and support.
Interactive Life Zone
- Tips for quitting smoking. Information on the effects of smoking.
Joe Chemo: A Camel Who Wishes He'd Never Smoked
- Test your tobacco IQ, get a Smoke-o-Scope, tips on quitting and contact details.
MedlinePlus: Smoking Cessation
- Resources from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
- London quit-smoking clinics use NLP and hypnosis.
My Fight for My Life
- A personal, health related reason to quitting smoking. Philosophy based on the Serenity Prayer.
NASA - Smoking Cessation
- NASA's occupational health program pulls together a lot of resources on quitting.
- Treatment and prevention information for healthcare professionals and the public.
Oregon Tobacco Quit Line
- A free telephone service available to all Oregon residents who want to stop using tobacco.
PhlexTeck's Quit Smoking Support and Information
- Personal website; information and support for people who want to stop smoking.
Quit Smokeless Organization
- When you're ready to quit, find the resources here that you need to kick the can. Information and support from people who've been there.
Quit Smoking Links
- Resources to help you succeed.
- Interactive web presentation explores how different people quit. In English and French languages.
- An album of faces to go with some of the names you know from the AS3 newsgroup, as well as a few quitting-related tips and links, and a lot of silliness and diversion.
- Providing tools, information, and support, including message boards, chat rooms, interactive questionnaires, and personalized quitting suggestions.
- Environmental and health reasons to quit smoking, especially for college students, provided by a concerned professor.
- A free resource including quit coaches and quit plans supporting those wishing to quit smoking or chewing tobacco.
Smokenders Australia website
- Instructional and group program; claims 92% success rate, but doesn't mention how or when that number was arrived at. The usual testimonials.
Smoking Cessation by About.com
- Provides tips, articles, and success stories.
Smoking Cessation Consumer Tools Kit
- Although primarily aimed at helping doctors educate patients, much of the material is helpful to anyone who wants to quit smoking.
Smoking Cessation, Quality of Life, and Older Persons
- Information on and access to materials concerning smoking cessation, the effects of smoking cessation on the health of older persons, and the value of healthy lifestyles for older persons.
Smoking: A Quitter's Tale
- The power of suggestion, plus $39 and a little willpower, help our intrepid reporter kick the habit.
Soyouwanna Quit Smoking?
- Reviews zyban; nicotine patches, gums, and inhalers; tapering off; "cold turkey"; acupuncture; lasers; hypnosis. Concludes with advice on how to prepare yourself emotionally for quitting.
Tales From the Quit
- A collection of essays, stories, rambles, and rants written during the author's first year of freedom from smoking. Offers quit tips, insight, humor, and hope.
- Scientific information, peer support; covers quitting obstacles, social situations, urges, weight control, withdrawal, special section for women and girls, getting support, finding help, and factsheets.
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