Because smoking is a complex habit that encompasses physical, behavioral, and psychological aspects, smokers need a plan that addresses these aspects simultaneously. The best chance for long-term success happens when the quit plan includes the two components below.
- Consult a health or medical professional. Your doctor, dentist, or other health professional can provide insights into the risks of smoking as it relates to you personally. They can also help you with information about the proper use of medication and nicotine replacement products.
- Check out all available resources. Below is a list of cessation resources available in your campus and community and on the web.
On Your Campus
Student affairs and health-related offices offer cessation resources to employees and students. Learn more about campus-specific resources »
In Your County and Community
- Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation
- Indiana Tobacco Quitline 1-800-QUIT-NOW
Free on the Web
(Programs are not endorsed by IU)