Quit Tobacco Tools

Together we can save lives.

People who stop smoking can greatly reduce their risk for disease and early death. The younger you are when you quit, the better your chances of avoiding health problems. But quitting later in life still has benefits.

The following resources are geared to help tobacco users make a positive change for themselves and those around them.

American Lung Cancer Screening Initiative: Leaders for Lung Cancer Screening
Mayor John Tecklenberg (Charleston, South Carolina)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) feature seven new people sharing their stories about how cigarette smoking and smoking-related diseases have negatively impacted their lives. For more information about the Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) campaign, including real stories from people who used to smoke, partner resources and other free campaign resources. Please visit www.cdc.gov/Tips.

“New People, Communities and Health Conditions”

Smokefree.gov provides educational tools and information to help smokers break the habit. It also promotes other healthier living tips to help make the habit stick.

Smokefree Women helps you or someone you care about quit smoking by providing quitting advice, tips and support specific to women’s needs, including expectant mothers.
Freedom from Smoking by American Lung Association
Freedom from Smoking has educational resources, support groups and policy information about clean air initiatives. It also provides PSAs about smoking.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The CDC website breaks down affected populations by race, age, and gender. There are prevention tools, as well as quit line contacts numbers.

Hear the real stories of people living with smoking-related diseases and disabilities.

The Real Cost
The Real Cost is geared toward young people as a preventative measure and a quit tool. Providing facts, overall costs and how to avoid peer pressure, The Real Cost covers a wide range of quit tips.
BeTobaccoFree.gov provides information gathered through an intra-agency effort that works to coordinate policy, research, and communications on tobacco topics. Information supports current smokers as well as organizations committed to assisting smokers to live healthier lives.
YouCanQuit2, a U.S. Department of Defense program, is an educational campaign for the U.S. military
This site is designed to help teens understand the decisions they make—especially the decision to quit smoking—and how those decisions fit into a healthy life.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids provides a wealth of updates, and resources for national, state, county, local community organizations and decision-makers with an interest in tobacco prevention and cessation among youth or adolescents.