Quitting smoking isn’t easy. It takes time. And a plan. You don’t have to stop smoking in one day. Start with day one. Let the Great American Smokeout event on November 17th be your day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life. You’ll be joining thousands of people who smoke across the country in taking an important step toward a healthier life. Learn more about the Great American Smokeout at www.cancer.org/smokeout.

Check out these local quit help resources:

802Quits.com (for ages 13 and up) – Vermont’s Quit Resource
There are many things you can do to improve your chances of success. Working with a Vermont Quit Partner or Quitline Coach increases your chances of successfully quitting. 1-800-QUIT-NOW, call or text. Visit 802quits.org to learn more.

My Life, My Quit™ (for ages 13-17)
Participants receive access to Tobacco Cessation Coaches with specialized training in adolescent tobacco prevention. Coaching helps teens develop a quit plan, identify triggers, practice refusal skills and receive ongoing support for changing behaviors. Enroll online at vt.mylifemyquit.org or Text ‘Start My Quit’ to 36072.

VT Helplink
VT Helplink is your statewide, public resource for finding substance use treatment and recovery services in Vermont. Helplink services are free and confidential. Our caring, trained Specialists will help you or your loved one take a step toward recovery. Visit vthelplink.org to get started.

Quit Nicotine Workshops
Do you smoke cigarettes? Chew tobacco? Vape nicotine? Are you ready to quit? These free workshops are designed to help you quit nicotine. Participants meet once a week for 4 weeks. Free nicotine replacement available. Learn more at MyHealthyVT.org.

Looking for more? Visit our Quit Help page and Youth Resources page!