October 19, 2022
Tony had been smoking for 35 years when he was diagnosed with a tumour in his lower jaw. The surgeon told him he needed to operate immediately to save his jaw bone.
April 28, 2017
If I carried on smoking I was killing myself, I know I was, I could feel it in my lungs.
February 24, 2017
It’s a long journey but the kids are starting to notice the difference slowly. Yeah even myself, I’m feeling a lot more closer to my kids too.
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 and try our interactive quit planner.
Have you thought about how you’re going to quit? Check out Quit Methods for a detailed overview or have a look at What’s Right for Me to compare methods side-by-side.
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.
Check out our Quit Toolkit to discover tools you can use during your quit attempt. For help staying motivated, read up on the benefits of staying quit.
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 possible! 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 quit. 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.