We Support the Quitter in You

Freedom From Smoking® is the premier smoking cessation program from the American Lung Association. It helps you develop a plan of action that leads to your quit day. You’ll also get the support you need to remain smokefree for life!

What You’ll Learn

  • How to know if you’re really ready to quit

  • Medications that can increase your success

  • Lifestyle changes to make quitting easier

  • How to prepare for your quit day

  • Coping strategies for managing stress and avoiding weight gain

  • Developing a new self-image

  • How to stay smokefree for good

It Works!

Many programs can help you quit smoking, but none match the success of Freedom From Smoking®:

  • Ranked most effective smoking cessation program in a study by Fordham University Graduate School of Business

  • When combined with smoking cessation medications, up to 57% of participants report quitting by the end of the program

  • Over the past 30 years, hundreds of thousands of people have quit smoking using this program

Freedom From Smoking® gives you freedom of choice!

The program is available in the options listed below. You can choose the option that’s best for you and your lifestyle:

Freedom From Smoking® Clinics

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Freedom From Smoking® Online


Freedom From Smoking® Online, or FFS Online, is a program specifically designed for adults, like you, who want to quit smoking. It’s an adaptation of the American Lung Association’s gold standard, group clinic that has helped thousands of smokers to quit for good.

Illinois Tobacco Quitline

Quitline logoPeople who quit smoking are proud of themselves for breaking the addiction. By quitting, smokers get many health benefits. They cut down on their risk of having lung disease, a heart attack or getting cancer.