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More information from your American Cancer Society

Here is more information you might find helpful. You can order it free from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345, or read it on our website,

If you or someone you care about is trying to quit

Guide to Quitting Smoking (also in Spanish)

Quitting Smoking: Help for Cravings and Tough Situations (also in Spanish)

Helping a Smoker Quit: Do’s and Don’ts

Guide to Quitting Smokeless Tobacco

More information on tobacco and health

Questions About Smoking, Tobacco, and Health (also in Spanish)

Cigarette Smoking (also in Spanish)

Cigar Smoking (also in Spanish)

Smokeless Tobacco

Secondhand Smoke (also in Spanish)

National organizations and websites*

Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office on Smoking and Health
Free quit support line for your state: 1-800-784-8669 (1-800-QUIT-NOW)
TTY: 1-800-332-8615
Website for quitting:

    The toll-free number takes you to your state’s free quit support line, which offers information on smoking and health as well as help with quitting all forms of tobacco. Languages, hours, and services vary by your state of residence; call for more information. The website links to online quitting resources, podcasts, e-cards, and other helpful tools.

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER) for cancer information
Free tobacco quit line: 1-877-448-7848 (1-877-44U-QUIT) (also available in Spanish)
Smoking cessation online:

    Trained counselors provide information and help you form a personalized quit plan Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time using the toll free number. The website has quitting information, live chat, and tools for quitting. Sign up for SmokefreeTXT to get 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help you quit for good. You can also have real-time Live Help text messages with a smoking cessation counselor Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Separate websites for women, teens, and Spanish language are available.


    Offers free, cutting-edge services to people trying to quit tobacco

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit

Last Medical Review: 12/16/2014
Last Revised: 03/06/2015