The National Cancer Institute (NCI) created Smokefree.gov to help you or someone you care about quit smoking. Smokefree.gov is a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ efforts to reduce smoking rates in the United States, particularly among certain populations. Questions Email [email protected].
Many smokers struggle with withdrawal and cravings when they quit, but there are ways to deal with these temporary challenges.
Learn more about cravings and slips, and get tips for coping with them. Even challenges like stress and weight gain can be managed if you are prepared.
Quitting smoking is hard, but your support can be an important part of a loved one’s smoking cessation experience.
Not sure how to help? Want tips for being a more effective part of your quitter’s support system? Understand what smokers go through when they quit and how you can be there for them throughout the process.