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We consider the following links to be among the most
informative and premier smoking cessation resources on the Internet.
Stop Tobac - Questionnaire to study
the effects of smoking cessation on sexual function.
Nicotine Dependence - A Leading Quit Smoking Resource
Stop-tabac.ch - A University-based
quit information center. Online pamphlets loaded with advice on: considering quitting;
planning to quit; preparing for the day; staying smoke-free; dealing with relapse. Also
online questionnaire, and access to help from experts.
WhyQuit - the Internet's leading cold turkey quit
1800QuitNow - US Department of Health and Human
Services, National Institutes of Health and National Cancer Institute offering tobacco
cessation support, quit plans, quit coaches, etc. for those who want to quit and need
Quit Smoking Cigarettes - Information
About Tobacco - An excellent web site with great links and information about the
effects of smoking.
Dr. John Grohol's Psych Central -
Providing reliable & free mental health, support and psychology information and
resources online since 1992.
Online Health Resources -
Directory of Quit Smoking Resource Groups.
National Center For Chronic Disease
Prevention - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for
protecting the health and safety of people.
QuitNet - Launched in
1995, QuitNet is the Web's original quit smoking site.
QuitNet operates in association with Boston University
School of Public Health.
American Lung Association - The American Lung
Association® today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma,
tobacco control and environmental health.
Trytostop.org - Providing a comprehensive package of
proven scientific methods to help you quit smoking and offers expert information and peer support.
Smoking and Health - (ASH) A U.S. non-smokers' rights group.
- Smoking Cessation Health Center. Lots of very useful quitting smoking information.
- Bringing doctors information to you with trusted smoking cessation information.
Agency For Health Care - The You
Can Quit Smoking kit is a one-stop source for information to help smokers become
tobacco-free. It contains guideline products designed for consumers that are available in
English, Spanish, and easy-to-read formats.
- The Foundation for
Innovations in Nicotine Dependence (FIND) is a nonprofit corporation established to
research, educate, advocate, and assist in the treatment of nicotine dependence.
UMHS - How to Stop Smoking - Compelling reasons and practical
advice for quitting smoking, from the University of Michigan Health System.
Control Your Weight As You Quit Smoking - An illustrated guide
on how to quit smoking without gaining weight, covering the likelihood of gaining weight
if you stop smoking, health risks of smoking, the benefits of quitting, what you can do to
avoid gaining weight when you quit smoking and more
Medline Plus - Trusted
smoking cessation information.
Tobacco Control Program - Health Canada's
Quitting Smoking - From the American Cancer Society.
Cognitive Quitting - Based on the premise
that, beyond the addiction, smoking is a habit driven by unconscious behaviors, and if
those behaviors are changed, a lasting quit can be achieved.
Weight Control Information
Network - You can control your weight as you quit smoking.
Quit Smoking Library - Joel Spitzer, who has taught smoking cessation for 30 years,
makes his almost 100 article library of stop smoking clinic articles available to all
It Pass - Essays and graphics, often humorous or thought-provoking, on smoking and
quitting aim at changing the way you think about cigarettes and help you to get rid of
tobacco from your life.
York State Smokers Quitsite - Offers a free quit kit.
How to Quit Smoking - U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services Public Health Service National Institutes of Health.
Smoking - American Association of Respiratory Care offers tips and suggestions.
Quit Smoking Cigarettes - A
personal story: "My 27 year battle with tobacco addiction", plus lots of links.
Quit Smoking Journals - An online diary
site devoted to helping people quit smoking and maintain their quit.
Smoking Cessation Articles
- Why do you smoke; how addicted to nicotine are you; daily tips to help you quit; general
tips and advice; what happens when you quit; quitting smoking: is it all in your head?
Smoking cessation methods for different types of smokers; what to do when you've said
"I've tried everything!"
Cold Turkey Quit Smoking Support Group -
Motivation, education and support to quit smoking
Tips4Youth - The Tobacco Information
& Prevention Source at the U.S. CDC
The Truth About Tobacco - An
anti-smoking assembly program for middle and high schools
Tobacco Cessation Guideline - Treating
tobacco use and dependence from the U.S. Surgeon General
Smoking - Some data on smokers in
the U.S. from the National Center for Health Statistics
- A New Yorker quits between 29 December 2003 and 5 January 2004; watch him!
About.com on Smoking Cessation
- We'll help you find ways to keep your mind and hands busy and off all the nutty things
Ol' Demon Nic is telling you."
Koop: Tackling Tobacco Abuse - Far from denying the negative health effects of their
habit, smokers often feel intensely guilty about their habit.
Resources for living with C.O.P.D. -
For those of you who couldn't quit smoking.