Cessation (Quitting) Resources


Helping Adult Smokers Quit

American Cancer Society

A Guide to Quitting Smoking

To have the best chance of quitting and staying a non-smoker, you need to know what you're up against, what your options are, and where to go for help. You'll find this information here.

Quiz: Do You Need Help to Quit

You'll know more about how strongly addicted you are, and can use this information to help you design a detailed plan based on your smoking patterns.

American Lung Association's Freedom From Smoking Online

Click on the Quit Smoking button and then the Smoking Cessation Support link to find the American Lung Association's popular Freedom From Smoking program, now available free online.

Become An Ex

Re-learn life without cigarettes.


This online guide will help you quit smoking. It gives reasons for quitting, prepares you to quit, talks about medicines that can help and explains how to manage your cravings, fight urges and keep your guard up.

Truth Initiative - Inspiring Tobacco-free lives

Truth Initiative speaks, seeks and spreads the truth about tobacco through education for youth and young adults, tobacco control research and policy study, and community activism and engagement.

Helping Pregnant Smokers Quit

Smokefree Women

Try some of these smoke-free tools and information to be a support system for you or a your loved one trying to quit. Use these free mobile service to receive 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help you stop smoking for good.



Helping Providers Find Tobacco-Related Information

Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD)

ATTUD is an organization of providers dedicated to the promotion of and increased access to evidence-based tobacco treatment for the tobacco user.

Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center

The Mayo Nicotine Dependence Center in Rochester, Minn., offers a variety of programs to help people address their dependence on tobacco and has designed and provided clinical programs that have become the standard in many medical centers. The clinic holds a contract with the North Dakota Department of Health to provide counseling services for the North Dakota Tobacco Quitline.

North American Quitline Consortium

The North American Quitline Consortium seeks to unite health departments, quitline service providers, researchers and national organizations in the United States and Canada to enable these quitline professionals to learn from each other and to improve quitline services.

Smoking Cessation Leadership Center

The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center is a national program office of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that aims to increase smoking cessation rates and increase the number of health professionals who help smokers quit.


This site offers a resource to anyone working on the treatment of tobacco dependence throughout the world. It is run by the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco and is a collaborative initiative between public and private organizations. Treatobacco.net is currently available in 11 languages.