Ready to quit? You have options!

Different strategies work for different people. It may take some trial and error to find what works for you but hang in there. You can quit. Scroll on down for detailed information about different ways to quit, or see a side-by-side comparison here.
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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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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.

Learn about other stop smoking methods

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 quit. 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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