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Online Resources to Get Help Quitting Tobacco

 

  • Become an EX
    • http://www.becomeanex.org/
    • TheEX Plan is a free quit smoking program, one that can show you a whole new way to think about quitting. It’s based on personal experiences from ex-smokers as well as the latest scientific research from the experts at Mayo Clinic.
    • You can customize your personal EX Quit Plan, save your info and track your progress.
    • Utilizes the new text based quit program from Truth Initiative
    • Online community conversations

 

  • Truth Initiative’s text based quit program
    • Text “DITCHJUUL” to 88709
    • A free, text based quit program designed with teens and young adults in mind
    • Provides tools, information and support, and tailored messages and reminders to help you quit and stay quit.
    • Provides information about nicotine replacement therapy to help with cravings

 

  • Quit Net
    • quitnet.com
    • Provides tools, information and support, including message boards, chat rooms, interactive questionnaires, and personalized quitting suggestions.

 

  • Freedom From Smoking Online
    • http://www.ffsonline.org
    • The FFS Online Basic program consists of seven modules, each containing several activities. The lessons and modules build upon one another, so you should begin with Module A, complete all activities in that module and then proceed to Module B, and so on.
    • Premium Members also have access to the Message Boards, and we encourage you to visit them after completing each lesson. There is also a Certificate of Participation available for Premium Program members.

 

  • Stop Smoking Center
    • http://stopsmokingcenter.net/
    • FREE online program
    • Offers customized plans for 3 quitter types
    • Access to expert-moderated Communities and Health Educators
    • A full range of dynamic, personalized and motivational cessation exercises
      • Up-to-the-minute quit meters (days quit, cigarettes not smoked, money saved, life gained)
      • A craving’s diary and withdrawal symptom tracker
      • 11 weeks of Support Emails
      • 31 days of coping tips and inspirational text messaging
      • Access to Public Pledges
      • Eligibility for the Hall of Fame (Success Stories)
      • Emergency coping plans

 

Apps Available for Download

 

  • LIVESTRONG MyQuit Coach – Dare to Quit Smoking
    • Available for iPhones
    • This app can help you quit smoking your way. The physician-approved app lets you personalize your journey and make quitting smoking fit into your lifestyle. Choose to quit “cold turkey” or reduce your nicotine use with a step-down approach. Features include analyzing your nicotine consumption, tracking your cravings, and making resolutions that are meaningful to you.

 

  • Quit Smoking-Cessation Nation
    • Available for Android phones
    • Calculate how much money you’ve saved by not smoking and how much healthier you are by not inhaling toxic chemicals. The app also features games that can be a welcome distraction when cravings are strong. The built-in community of current and former smokers offers support, understanding, and wisdom from their collective experiences.

 

  • Quit it Lite
    • Available for iPhones
    • This free app is a motivational program that helps you track your smoking cessation goals in a different way. Instead of tracking your nicotine consumption, Quit It Lite focuses on what you haven’t done. The app tracks the cigarettes you didn’t smoke, the tar that didn’t absorb into your bloodstream, and the money you didn’t spend on tobacco products. The physical benefits of quitting are displayed, based on how long you’ve gone without smoking.

 

  • QuitNow!
    • Available for iPhones and Android phones
    • This free app features a strong ex-smoker community, how your health has improved since quitting, and 70 ex-smoker achievements you can reach.

 

  • Smoke Free
    • Available for iPhones and Android phones
    • This free app takes a science-backed approach with more than 20 evidence based techniques to help you quit smoking
    • Log your cravings and get tips for managing them
    • Get insights into craving patterns and graphs to monitor your overall progression

 

  • SmokeFree
    • Available for Android phones
    • This free app lets you choose between two quit options, Quit Mode and Reduce Mode
    • This app acts as your companion during the quitting process, helping you slowly reduce your cigarette use so your body adapts.
    • Features motivational tips, personal stats, and financial and health achievements.