Call it quits.

How to Quit:

Tobacco is addictive, and trying to quit is hard. But it is possible. If you’re ready, the best way to do it is with one-on-one support from an experienced quit coach with QuitlineNC. All it takes is a call to 1-800-QUIT-NOW. Or you can stop by to learn more.

1-800-QUIT-NOW is free, confidential and available seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 3 a.m. Best of all: You’ll double your chances of quitting for good.

Tips for quitting:

There are several methods you can use to quit smoking. You can gradually reduce the number of cigarettes you smoke, or use a quitting aid like a patch or nicotine gum, for example. Here are some tips that can help you in the process too:

•    Set a quit date.
•    Tell your friends and family that you are quitting.
•    Find other things to do when you get the urge to smoke.
•    Carry things to put in your mouth like gum or mints.
•    Keep healthy snacks to munch on, like apple slices and carrot sticks.

All of these methods are helpful, but the most effective way to increase your chances of quitting for good is with the help of someone else. Check out for more info about free and confidential one-on-one support for quitting smoking.

QuitlineNC is jointly funded by the NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund and the NC Department of Health and Human Services.

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