Whether it’s your first attempt or your fiftieth, it’s important to think about your reasons for quitting and make plans to help yourself succeed.
Are you quitting for your health, your wealth or your loved ones? Read up on the many costs of smoking and make a list of your reasons to quit.
Do you have a habit of smoking during work breaks? Is your smoking linked to emotions like stress and boredom? If you’re not sure, read up on common triggers, then make your own quit plan.
Have you thought about how you’re going to quit? Check out Quit Methods for detailed information or have a look at What’s Right for Me.
There are many free tools available to help you quit. You can use as many as you need!
Remember your reasons for quitting. You could record a motivational message from your loved ones, set up a new bank account for all your savings or start a new hobby to keep yourself focused.
It’s also important to reward yourself for your successes along the way. Check out Tips and Tricks to Help You Quit for help staying on track.
In the beginning, withdrawal symptoms can make quitting feel pretty tough, but the longer you stick at it, the easier it becomes.
Within just 20 minutes your body will start to feel the benefits of quitting. If you’re struggling to stay on track, read these common concerns. If you’ve gone back to smoking, check out relapse to help you figure out your next steps.
There are more ex-smokers today than there are smokers, so you know it’s achievable! Get inspired by some of their stories here.
Quitline is a confidential advice and information service for people who want to quit smoking. For the cost of a local call (except mobile phones), a trained advisor can help you to plan and develop strategies to quit smoking and stay stopped. You can also use webchat during opening hours.
Community, health and corrective services across Western Australia are working with Make Smoking History to ensure everyone is given the chance to reduce and quit smoking.
By accessing our free Make Smoking History program, we will help your organisation to identify tailored solutions for addressing smoking and integrate them into the work you’re already doing.