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How to Quit Smoking

It’s never too late to quit smoking. Quitting smoking now improves your health and reduces your risk of heart disease, cancer, lung disease, and other smoking-related illnesses. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has put together many resources to help you quit smoking, including a quitSTART app, free text alerts, assistance with developing a quit plan, social support, and more. Get free access to additional tips and resources here.

Get Help to Quit

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

  1. Call the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline, 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669). Spanish-speaking residents are welcome to call 1-855-DÉJELO-YA (1-855-335-3569).
  2. Download and use the QuitNow mobile app.
  3. Sign up for web-based coaching on the QuitNow website.
  4. Attend in-person cessation classes. You can find classes near you using the list of Nebraska cessation classes here.

Visit the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services quitline page for more help quitting tobacco use

Five Reasons Why Calling a Quitline Can Be Key to Your Success

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

  1. You can get help to stop smoking—free, with no judgment.
  2. Quit coaches help create a plan that can work for you.
  3. Quit coaches can help you get quit-smoking medications.
  4. You can get helpful tips.
  5. And the best reason of all to use a quitline – you’re more likely to stay quit!

Learn how calling a free a confidential quitline can help you quit smoking for good. Read the full article here.

Free NRT

The Nebraska Tobacco Quitline is currently offering a FREE two-week supply of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy! Download the flyer below for more information: