Quitting Smoking & Tobacco

Hand rejecting pack of cigarettesSmoking and tobacco cause thousands of American preventable deaths each year. Using tobacco seriously increases your risk of getting certain cancers, and quitting is one of the best things you can do for your health.

Support Groups & Forums

These sites allow patients to discuss their experiences with illnesses, treatments, and other health matters. Any information or opinions posted are those of the forum users themselves and are not a substitute for professional medical advice.

Mobile Apps & Tools

Mobile apps and tools can provide you with easy-to-use information and resources that can serve as one part of your overall strategy to become and stay healthy. For tips on selecting additional apps for exercise and physical activity, please review How to Choose a Good Health App by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Use this app to find information on quitting smoking. Free. iOS, Android.

Track your progress toward quitting smoking and get information with this app. Free. iOS, Android.

SmokefreeTXT is a text messaging program for quitting smoking. Free.

 

Resources selected by Lee Richardson and Barbara Renner, UNC-Chapel Hill,
Last reviewed June 11, 2019

Last updated September 23, 2019 at 3:17 pm