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.

Quit Toolkit

There are many different free apps and tools that can help you get, and stay, smoke-free. Each of the options in the Quit Toolkit can support your quit strategy.

Stories from others like you

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Update from Johnna

June 2, 2017

Above all, the proudest moment for me is my children’s response. I know I have inspired them to live healthier.

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Michael's Story

April 12, 2017

I tried my first cigarette when I was about 13 and I started smoking full time when I was about 16, once I quit school and started working.

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Karen's Story

March 24, 2017

I know now, like it’s taken a long time, that I can’t be that person that has one cigarette here and there because I’ll just go straight back to it and I refuse to be that person anymore.

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Johnna's Story

April 28, 2017

If I carried on smoking I was killing myself, I know I was, I could feel it in my lungs.

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Steven's Story

March 10, 2017

I have one of my big commitments which is going to the gym, and obviously struggling all the time breathing...

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5 quit stories from our Facebook friends

May 9, 2018

We put a call out for stories from WA locals who quit for their health.

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

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.

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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