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 Different quitting methods work for different people. If the first one you try doesn't work, hang in there till you find one that does.

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Cold Turkey

Going ‘cold turkey’ is a popular choice that means quitting smoking without the use of stop smoking medications. However, there are many different ways to go cold turkey. Even though you are not using any stop smoking medications, there are still strategies you can use to improve your chances of quitting for good.

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Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

When you quit smoking, you might experience withdrawal symptoms like anxiety, cravings, mood swings and irritability. If you have a strong, physical addiction to nicotine, NRT could be a good option for you.

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Quitline is a confidential advice and information service. For the usual cost of a call from your phone, a trained advisor can help you to plan and develop strategies to quit smoking.

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Double Quit Action

Evidence suggests that combining behavioural support and stop smoking medication gives you the best chance of quit success. Using Double Quit Action tackles your physical symptoms of nicotine withdrawal and your emotional and habit-related triggers to smoke at the same time.

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Other stop smoking methods

While there is no magic pill to help you quit smoking, there are stop smoking medications available by prescription that can ease withdrawal symptoms.

There are also a range of behavioural supports you can use to help you re-learn how to get through the day without tobacco.

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Unsure which method might work for you?
Learn your nicotine addiction level
Discover your level of nicotine dependency and get personalised feedback on how to approach quitting smoking.
Compare quitting methods
Visit our side-by-side comparison of various quitting methods and find the one that suits you best.

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.

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