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More information from your American Cancer Society

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

If you or someone you care about is trying to quit smoking

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

For more information on the health effects of tobacco

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

Child and Teen Tobacco Use (also in Spanish)

Secondhand Smoke (also in Spanish)

Tobacco-Related Cancers Fact Sheet

National organizations and websites*

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


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

Nicotine Anonymous (NicA)
Toll-free number: 1-877-879-6422 (1-877-TRY-NICA)

    For free information on their 12-step program, meeting schedules, print materials, or information on how to start a group in your area

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office on Smoking and Health
Free quit support line in each state: 1-800-784-8669 (1-800-QUIT-NOW)
TTY: 1-800-332-8615
Quitting help website:

    The quit support line offers information on smoking and health as well as help with quitting. Languages and range of services vary by your state of residence

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free tobacco quit line: 1-877-448-7848 (1-877-44U-QUIT) (also in Spanish)
Direct tobacco website:

    Quitting information, quit-smoking guide, and phone counseling are offered, as well as state telephone-based quit programs (if needed for special services)

American Lung Association
Toll-free number: 1-800-548-8252

    Print quit materials are available, some in Spanish. Also offers the tobacco cessation program “Freedom from Smoking Online” for a small fee at; a free version is available, too

*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: 02/19/2014
Last Revised: 02/19/2014