Staying Quit

Support After Quitting

To have the best chance of quitting and staying a non-smoker, you need to know where to go for help. Stay smoke-free with online and phone support.

Benefits of Staying Quit

The single best thing you can do for your health and your future is to quit. The moment you stop smoking your body begins to repair itself.

Common Concerns

Worried about quitting smoking? Here are some common concerns we hear from people who are thinking about quitting.

Get Supported

There are many resources that can help you start your journey towards being, and staying, smoke-free. Find tips and support services you can use as part of your quit strategy.

Stories from others like you

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Tracie's Story

October 2, 2016

I have a mental illness. I have bipolar and I’m a mum and a grandma, and I’m a reformed smoker.

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John's Story

October 11, 2017

Because I love playing sport, people automatically think it's the reason I stopped smoking, but that wasn't it.

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Fixing a habit

July 3, 2020

Micky appeared in our 2017 From Every Quitter campaign and is back to reflect on the benefits he's experienced since quitting in the hope of inspiring others.

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Cheryl's Story

March 3, 2017

It’s breaking that habit of the first thing that you do when you get up in the morning is have a cup of tea and then you go and have your cigarette with your cup of tea.

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Rebecca's Story

January 20, 2016

I would smoke more to not be depressed, and then be more depressed because I was smoking. And that was just a vicious, vicious cycle.

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Liz's Story

September 7, 2018

I gave up 7 years ago. One of my reasons was that I had a very bad dose of the flu and couldn't breathe.

Quit Tools

Quit Apps

Free apps such as My Quitbuddy can be a fun and practical way to quit and stay smoke-free.

Quit Online

Using quitting tools online gives you structure, motivation, new skills and confidence.

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Quitline

The Quitline (13 7848) is a confidential telephone advice and information service for people who want to quit smoking.

Get Started with a GP

Chat to your GP or pharmacist for advice on quitting medications and nicotine replacement products.

Free Quit Support

Talk to the Quitline

The Quitline is a confidential telephone advice and information service for people who want to quit smoking.

My QuitBuddy App

The My QuitBuddy App tracks your quitting progress, such as days smoke-free, cigarettes avoided, health gained and dollars saved.

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Proven Tips To Quit

Some people think quitting is about willpower, but to quit successfully means being prepared, and understanding your smoking triggers.

Find tips on quitting