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The American Lung Association has been helping people quit smoking for over 35 years through Freedom From Smoking®. Ranked as one of the most effective cessation programs in the country, Freedom From Smoking has helped hundreds of thousands of people quit smoking for good and is now available in a variety of formats.

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Freedom From Smoking Plus

Quit smoking with the click of a button through the new Freedom From Smoking Plus. A user-friendly interface helps you create a personal quit smoking plan on your desktop, tablet or smartphone. Through interactive features that include videos, quizzes and activities, Freedom From Smoking Plus walks you through the quitting process and offers a surround sound of support from our Lung HelpLine counselors and other quitters through our online community.  See a free demo of this program at FreedomFromSmoking.org.

Freedom From Smoking Group Clinics

Our in-person Freedom From Smoking group clinics include eight sessions led by a certified facilitator with a small group of eight to 16 people and are held throughout the country. The program features a step-by-step plan for quitting smoking and each session is designed to help smokers gain control over their behavior. Because no single quit smoking plan is right for all smokers, the program presents a variety of evidence-based techniques for individuals to combine into their own plan to quit smoking. The clinic format also encourages participants to work on the process and problems of quitting both individually and as part of a group. Find a Group Clinic near you.

Freedom From Smoking: The Guide to Help You Quit Smoking

Work through a quit smoking attempt, on your own time, at your own pace and on your own through the Freedom From Smoking self-help guide. It's available in English and Spanish, and you can lean on the support of the Lung HelpLine and online community whenever you need it. Call 1-800-LUNGUSA to order Freedom From Smoking: The Guide to Help You Quit Smoking today.

Lung HelpLine

Staffed by respiratory therapists and certified tobacco treatment specialists, the Lung HelpLine is available to answer any question – whether you're looking to start a quit smoking attempt, want to learn more about Freedom From Smoking Plus, Group Clinics or The Guide to Help You Quit Smoking, or want telephone counseling from an expert over the course of your journey to quit smoking. Call 1-800-LUNGUSA to learn more.

Online Support Community

Chat and connect with other quitters who understand what you are going through on our Inspire.com online community, Quit Now: Freedom From Smoking®. Signing up for a profile is quick, easy and free to access at any time. Start a conversation and meet other quitters, share your quit date and see if there are others who are quitting at the same time.  Moderated by Lung HelpLine staff, the online community is a supportive and helpful resource throughout your quit attempt and beyond.

About the Program

The Freedom From Smoking® program has helped hundreds of thousands of people quit smoking since its first release in 1981. Learn more about the program and how it can help you, too!

Success Stories

"They gave me a quit date. I did everything they told me to do and I have never smoked again. They gave me the tools that showed me when I smoked and why I was smoking. It was like a miracle, truly like a miracle. I just kept going—and I'm still going." —Glady

Read what others have to say about winning their freedom from smoking!

Help Your Employees Stop Smoking

Freedom From Smoking is used by employers, hospitals, health plans and other organizations to help the individuals they serve become smokefree for life.

Page last updated: March 27, 2020

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