People have different reasons for wanting to quit smoking. Different people need different types of support to quit and stay quit. has the information and resources to fit diverse needs—no matter your reason, your stage of interest, or the type of help you’re looking for. You’ll find quizzes, tips, plans, apps, text messaging programs, and other ways to get ready to quit and be smoke-free for good. Try starting with Tools & Tips, then explore all the on-demand, 24/7 help offers. The National Cancer Institute’s Tobacco Control Research Branch created and manages is a major component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services efforts to develop mobile health programs designed to reduce the prevalence of smoking in the United States and address this major threat to public health, particularly among certain populations.

National Council for Mental Wellbeing

National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control

The National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control (NBHN) is 1 of 8 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Networks that ignite action to eliminate tobacco- and cancer-related disparities. NBHN serves as a resource hub for health care professionals seeking to combat disparities specifically impacting people with mental illnesses and addictions. Since 2013, NBHN has provided its members with numerous resources to support these efforts, such as: training and technical assistance (educational sessions, webinars, and presentations), partnerships and collaboration (including custom consultation with the CDC and other key stakeholders), state strategy sessions, and tobacco and cancer control communities of practice.
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Smoking Cessation Leadership Center

University of California San Francisco

The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center’s (SCLC's) mission is to eliminate disparites in commercial tobacco use and increase the number of providers who help individuals quit. We aim to drive health systems transformation to promote cessation in disproportionately impacted populations through providing technical assistance, organizing leadership summits, and producing national webinars for education.

The American Lung Association (ALA)

The American Lung Association has been helping people quit smoking for over 40 years and has helped one million people quit for good. Freedom From Smoking® is ranked one of the most effective cessation programs in the country, as it is available in a variety of formats and includes a comprehensive variety of evidence-based, proven-effective cessation techniques. Freedom From Smoking® can help you quit all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and vaping devices. We help you develop a personalized plan of action to prepare you for your quit day and offer the support you need to remain tobacco-free for life!

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention [CDC]

The CDC offers a wide range of free resources for both Helpers and their clients. Browse their site to access these resources, including the Surgeon General’s Reports on Smoking and Tobacco Use and the Tips from Former Smokers campaign. Resources for behavioral health are available. According to the CDC, “Quitting smoking will not interfere with mental health treatment. In fact, quitting smoking can improve mental health.”