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Empowered to Quit

Let’s face it, taking your life back from smoking is hard. But with help, you can be empowered to quit smoking for good. 

American Cancer Society researchers developed Empowered to Quit, an email-based program to help you quit smoking. It all starts with making the decision to quit and planning your Quit Day.

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How to pick your Quit Day

You can set it as soon as tomorrow or up to 30 days from now. Be sure to give yourself enough time to come up with a quit plan, but not so much time that you’ll change your mind; it is best to pick a weekday that doesn’t look like it will be too stressful of a day. Let’s get started! 

What happens after picking your Quit Day?

As your Quit Day gets closer, you can make your quit plan with the help of short emails from the American Cancer Society. Once your Quit Day arrives, you’ll continue to receive tailored emails and tools to support you along your quit journey. 

Not sure it’s your time to quit smoking?

Here are a few key reasons to quit from the 2020 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report: 

  • Quitting tobacco is beneficial at any age.  
  • Quitting tobacco improves health status and enhances the quality of life. 
  • Quitting tobacco reduces the risk of premature death and can add as much as a decade to life expectancy.

It’s not too late to quit using tobacco. There are many health benefits of quitting nicotine. In fact, the sooner you quit smoking, the more you can reduce your chances of getting cancer and other diseases.

Become empowered to quit right now!

If you choose to empower yourself to quit smoking with this program, you’ll also be able to share information to help motivate others to stay away from tobacco or quit smoking for good! Our researchers will take what they learn from supporting you and use that information to make our Empowered to Quit program even more helpful.

*The American Cancer Society cares about and protects your privacy. The information you provide to the Society will only be used as described in our privacy policy.