SUPPORT TO STOP
The fact that you have clicked on this tab is a good thing! If you are already using tobacco and have been thinking about quitting or are ready to quit using tobacco, there are lots of FREE help available to you. Take action and get the help…it is just a click away…right here:
- For FREE nicotine gum or patch to help with withdrawal symptoms: Healthlink BC 811
- For FREE text, phone or online support to help you quit: QuitNow.ca or by phone
- See what others have to say about quitting tobacco: Tips from Former Smokers
- Everything you need to know about breaking up with Tobacco: Break it off
Quit by using Cessation Apps:
Livestrong My Quit Coach Lite
This application creates a personalized plan, along with motivational tips and progress charts, to ensure that you can quit smoking. It helps keep you on track, and even presents you with achievement badges to reward you for the progress made.
Download (iOS, Free)
My Last Cigarette – Stop Smoking Stay Quit
In this application, simply enter your smoking habits, and watch as various indicators appear displaying your expected increase in lifespan, your lung function improvement and much more as you embark on your journey to quit smoking.
Download (iOS, $1.99)
Quit Smoking by Azati
This quit smoking app acts as a widget on your home screen. To begin with, you will have to enter your gender and your smoking history. Hence forth, every time you have an urge to smoke, click on the big bold red button and key in your urge and stress levels. The app records all the data and presents the progress made through a graph.
Download (Android, Free)
QuitNow! by Fewlaps
QuitNow! By Fewlaps is another app that can help you give up smoking and it comes with several features. It has a chat room where people share their experiences, an image gallery that has posters showing the effects of smoking. It also has a log that shows you the time since you have quit and also the money saved.
Download (Android, Free)
This application comes with a timer that records the amount of time you’ve been smoke free, as well the number of cravings resisted and the number of cigarettes avoided. Thus, it takes your mind of the craving by giving you an end goal to focus on instead.
Download (Windows Phone, Free)
Also check out the QuitNow.ca website!
This website has been revamped with you in mind, to make sure that the important information and help you need to quit can be easily accessed. It’s a one-stop shop for resources such as how to make quit plans and get support from texting or phoning the service, or even taking part in the discussion forums.
A really cool feature is the new #Quitspiration Facebook app, which provides you with all kinds of inspiring and uplifting content that will help you get through cravings and slips, and even give you a much-needed pat on the back for the progress you’ve made. Give this a try, and don’t forget to share your success or ideas on Twitter using the #Quitspiration hashtag!
Quitting Smokeless Tobacco (including Chew)
How to Quit Smokeless Tobacco: