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Commit to Quit

Top 10 Quit Tips

Quitting smoking can be can be challenging because nicotine is a very addictive drug. Most people have to try several times to quit for good, so don't give up just because you haven't succeeded in the past. Try out one – or all – of these quit tips.

  1. Set your quit smoking date
  2. Write down why you want to quit
  3. Don't use other forms of tobacco instead of cigarettes
  4. Make smoke-free home and car rules
  5. Determine your triggers and then avoid them
  6. Find other ways to relieve stress
  7. Talk to your doctor or dentist about getting help to quit
  8. Check your insurance policy for coverage of smoking-cessation medication and counseling
  9. Get support
  10. Keep trying

In addition to the positive health effects of quitting smoking, you will also save a ton of cash! Do you know how much money you can save if you quit smoking?

Related Resources 

  • Colorado QuitLine: Colorado residents 15 years and older who are ready to quit smoking can also call the Colorado QuitLine at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) for free personalized coaching, as well as a free supply of nicotine patches or gum.
  • smokefree.gov provides free online quit-smoking resources.
  • tobaccofreekids.org provides additional information about tobacco, including state-by-state statistics.