How To Quit Smoking

Most smokers today know that smoking is bad for their health and harmful to people around them. They know they should quit but they also know it's going to be hard. Fortunately, there's lots of help available. The American Lung Association offers resources to help smokers figure out their reasons for quitting and then take the big step of quitting for good.

 

Why Quit Smoking

Why do you want to quit smoking? Knowing why you want to quit is an important step in the process of quitting. Check out some common reasons people have for quitting smoking and start thinking about your most important reason. » More

Getting Help to Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking is the single most important step a smoker can take to improve the length and quality of his or her life. Stopping smoking can be tough but smokers don’t have to quit alone. The American Lung Association has lots of options to help adult and teen smokers quit smoking for good. » More

Freedom From Smoking

Freedom From Smoking®

To help adult smokers quit, the American Lung Association offers Freedom From Smoking®. The program teaches the skills and techniques that have been proven to help smokers quit. Freedom From Smoking® is available as a group clinic, an online program and a self-help book. You can also speak to a cessation counselor at the Lung HelpLine. » More