Starting smoking again?

Relapse

You might be feeling angry or disappointed, but don’t let it keep you down. Most people make multiple attempts before quitting for good, it's normal! You will find the method that works for you.

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.

What's Right For Me

Everyone’s quitting journey is different, so you need to find the support that works for you. Use our comparison tool for a quick overview.

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

Screenshot of Karen from her YouTube video talking to camera

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.

Photo of Liz sitting on her motorbike putting on her helmet

Liz's Story

July 7, 2014

I was sick and tired of being smelly all the time and the cost was getting too much.

Screenshot of Daniel from his YouTube video talking to camera

Daniel's Story

February 17, 2017

It was pretty scary once I realised that I couldn’t actually go a whole day without it.

Portrait of Melissa in a pink jumper looking at the camera

Melissa's Story

July 7, 2014

I started smoking at about age 11 out of sheer peer pressure. It was something everybody did.

Portrait of Liz and her son, who is in graduation regalia, smiling at the camera

Liz's Story

July 7, 2014

I smoked from the age of 13 and quit aged 30. At my worst I smoked 60 ciggies a day.

Little girl holding hands with a woman on the left and a man on the right. They are walking in a park away from camera.

Britney's Story

February 1, 2017

If I did get sick from smoking, it would have taken a big toll on my family.

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.

Quitline logo with 13 7848

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.

Google Play ButtonApp Store Button
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