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How to Quit Resources

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How to Quit Resources

American Legacy Foundation’s EX Cessation Program
This program helps you create a personalized cessation program, which targets the physical, psychological, behavioral and spiritual aspects of addiction. The website also features a Resource Center and an online community for EX members to share their experiences.

Getting Ready to Quit
Downloadable two-page summary of How to Quit and resources for OHSU employees and patients.

Nicotine Anonymous
A 12-step support program designed to help people live without using tobacco.  Meetings are available by telephone, over the Internet, and in many communities.

Help for Smokers and Other Tobacco Users
Consumer booklet from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Stay Away from Tobacco
American Cancer Society's web page with many resources on how to quit.

Pathways to Freedom: Winning the Fight Against Tobacco
A smoking cessation guidebook for African-American adults from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

How to Quit Websites

Freedom from Smoking
An online version of the American Lung Association's tobacco cessation program. Access is free but requires registration. Once registered many handout and information sheets are available to download in either Acrobat or Microsoft word. Topics range from readiness quizzes and rewards to assertive communication skills and relapse prevention.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Resources to quit smoking including downloadable brochures, posters, and website resources.

Smokefree.gov
Online help to quit smoking provided by the National Cancer Institute and other partners. Resources include fact sheets and access to a live chat service.

Quit Net
QuitNet operates in association with the Boston University School of Public Health and offers free online support and resources for smokers. You must register first to access services.  Member only services feature 24/7 community support, topic specific message boards, personal quitting guide and other useful tools and resources to help you quit.

My Time to Quit
A website created by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer. This website provides materials and resources for smokers and a link to Pfizer's website with information on the new stop smoking medication, Chantix ®.

Quit.com
A website created by the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The website provides materials and resources for smokers including tools such as online quizzes. The site also links to information about GSK's medications, NicoDerm ® CQ ® Patch, Nicorette ® gum, and Commit ® Lozenge. For information about GSK's medication, Zyban ® , go to their main website.