“Relying on willpower alone, however, is not likely to be successful. Research over the past 25 years has shown that, out of 100 people trying to quit smoking cold turkey, only about three to five of them will succeed for longer than six months, according to Hays. In other words, while some people can quit this way, at least 95 percent of people can’t.” Read more>
Visit Smokefree.gov for resources to help with quitting.
- Find free resources for your U.S. State or Canadian Province, here>
- Free resources from the CDC in additional languages: Callers can access additional, language-specific quitline services via 1-855-DÉJELO-YA for service in Spanish (1-855-335-3569), 1-800-838-8917 for service in Mandarin or Cantonese, 1-800-556-5564 for service in Korean, and 1-800-778-8440 for service in Vietnamese. (CDC Source)
- Quit Vaping Resources from the Truth Initiative
- Why it’s so hard to Quit Smoking.
- Smokefree Policies in Multi-Unit Housing via American Lung Association>
- Resources from the CDC and Scholastic to educate youth grades 6-12 on vaping (published Nov. 14, 2019)