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Thinking About Quitting

Are you wondering why you should quit tobacco? You already know it's bad for you, and that it costs you a ton of money, but if your looking for a few other reasons to kick the habit, you've come to the right place.

Check out the “Thinking About Quitting?” side of our Tobacco Cessation Resources Guide for a list of texting programs, websites and mobile apps that will help motivate you to quit tobacco for good.

Quitting smoking or chewing tobacco can be a long, tough process and you'll need all the help you can get. Luckily, the more information and resources you have, the more likely you are to succeed.

After you decide to quit, the next steps are:
  • Preparing to quit—making a plan and setting a quit date.
  • Quitting—putting your plan into action.
  • Staying quit—sticking to your plan for life.
We will take you through the process, giving you some tools to help you quit smoking or chewing tobacco. You might want to recruit others in your unit or your partner, parents, or friends to support you as you quit. They can help you stay strong, and, just like you, they'll be proud when you succeed.

With hard work, determination, and support, you can quit smoking or chewing. So let's get started.

Last Updated 5/22/2018