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We consider the following links to be among the most
informative and premier smoking cessation resources on the Internet.
Healthy Lifestyle - Quit Smoking Basics
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
- No medical exam life insurance for smokers.
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
An electronic cigarette company that provides a guide to 'What is an
Electronic Cigarette'. The aim of smokeless cigarettes is to help
users inhale nicotine without the harm of tobacco, carbon monoxide
and tar and the guide explains how it works. The site has a range
other helpful resources including this 'How to Use and Electronic
Cigarette' Instructional to help reduce the need to smoke.
Dr. John Grohol's Psych Central -
Providing reliable & free mental health, support and psychology information and
resources online since 1992.
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.
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
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.
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.
Quit Smoking Journals - An online diary
site devoted to helping people quit smoking and maintain their quit.
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!