It can be hard to quit smoking, but there is help when you’re ready to quit. Research shows that it can take five to seven attempts to successfully quit smoking), but you can double your chances of success by using the Vermont Quit Network.
Free Resources to Help You Quit Smoking
The Vermont Quit Network
When you decide to quit, the following free services can help you find success. Best of all, if you use the Network, you can get free nicotine replacement - gum, patches or lozenges - shipped right to your door (while supplies last).
The Vermont Quit Network has many online options, including Your Quit. Your Way tools and online support. The Your Quit. Your Way tools can be found at VTQuitNetwork.org. Or, you can link to our QuitNet online support service, which offers advice, tips, reminder e-mails and access to online chat groups, where you can talk with other smokers who know what you're going through. QuitNet registration is free for Vermonters.
Quit by Phone
The Vermont Quit Network links you with a quit coach who will call at a time that works for you. Your coach will help you get ready to quit, and will give you tips, advice and support to help you stay quit. They'll even help out if you've had a relapse and want to try again. The Network can also link you to a local coach, online support, or mail out self-help tools. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) to get started, or go to VTQuitNetwork.org for more info or to sign up for a call back.
Quit in Person
Vermont Quit Network group coaches are located in each hospital in the state. Like the phone coaches, they will help you get ready to quit with advice and support that works for your needs.
Go to the In-Person section of VTQuitNetwork.org to find a coach and register for a group.
American Legacy Foundation
The American Legacy Foundation is dedicated to building a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit.
The Great American Smokeout
This annual smoke-free day is sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
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