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Quit Smoking | Classes, Tips and Resources

There's no question that quitting smoking isn't easy. But there's also no question it's worth it. Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death nationally. You can quit. We're here to help. Scroll below for helpful tips, online resources, and any upcoming smoking cessation workshops.

Online Resources

Tobacco Free CT >

CDC Smoking & Tobacco Use Website >
Information about smoking, tips on how to quit, and state and community resources from the CDC

American Lung Association >

 

Apps to Help You Quit Smoking

LIVESTRONG MyQuit Coach (Free on iTunes) 
The LIVESTRONG.COM MyQuit Coach application creates a personalized plan to help you quit smoking. Through a physician approved, interactive and easy to use app, you’ll evaluate your current status, set attainable goals and adjust preferences according to your needs. You'll finally be able to stop smoking.

My Last Cigarette - Stop Smoking, Stay Quit ($0.99 on iTunes) 
Quit smoking and stay quit with new My Last Cigarette for iOS, the original quit smoking software. Since 1999 My Last Cigarette has successfully helped 1000s of ex smokers stay quit. If you are serious about staying quit then this app could make all the difference!

NHS Stop Smoking (Free on iTunes) 
Use the original NHS Stop Smoking app to help you successfully stop smoking. It provides you with a daily message to support you during the first 30 days of stopping plus instant tips and facts at any time. The real-time counter displays the minutes, hours and days since you stopped and keeps track of the money saved. A great app if you want to successfully stop smoking.

Quit it Lite (Free on iTunes) 
Quit It is a tiny motivating program, supporting and encouraging smokers to quit smoking and helping ex-smokers to stay quit. Counters show the money saved and cigarettes not smoked since you quit, along with a running list of the health benefits that you've gained as time passes.

Quit Smoking (Free on Android) 
This app helps you to decrease your nicotine consumption gradually, using statistical data that's constantly adjusted according to your individual smoking patterns. Charts and graphs display the number of days since you've last smoked, the money you've saved, and your current carbon monoxide levels. Watch your numbers and health change for the better with each passing day without a cigarette.

Quit Smoking - Cessation Nation (Free on Android) 
Cessation Nation provides you with a "virtual village" of support to help you quit.

Quit Smoking with Andrew Johnson ($2.99 on iTunes or Android
This App is designed to help dissolve the habits associated with smoking and help you quit smoking for good. Quitting smoking is made much easier when you dissolve the habits that have been built up over the years, and the positive, beneficial suggestion within this program help you with that process. It induces a deep state of relaxation allowing your subconscious mind to absorb messages to enable you to give up smoking. Andrew Johnson is a Clinical Hypnotherapist based in Ayrshire on the West Coast of Scotland.

Quitter (Free on iTunes) 
Is it finally time to drop that bad habit you've been trying to conquer for so long? Our newest version of the Quitter app for iPhone and iPad is here to help. As always, the main focus of our app is to show you how long it has been since you last indulged and how much money you have saved as a result. With Quitter 2 you can track anything from cigarettes to Baconnaise™ by entering the units consumed per day and the cost of the unit.

 

Articles and Classes to Help You Quit

 

Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening Could Be a Lifesaver for Current and Former Smokers
If you’re at risk for lung cancer, a low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) lung cancer screening could save your life. It’s the only recommended screening for lung cancer and has been proven to...
How to Be a Quitter | Tips to Quit Smoking
No doubt about it - quitting smoking is hard to do. But with the right tools and support in place, you CAN do it!  Here are some tips for getting through the crucial first month, from Judith...

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