How to Stay Smokefree
Quitting is hard, and so is staying smokefree. Here are steps to help you now and long term.
Dealing with Weight Gain
Once you quit smoking, you can begin to build healthy habits for exercise, nutrition, and—if necessary—weight loss.
Quitting smoking is a process. You may slip and smoke a cigarette, but it is possible to get back on track.
Do Good to Feel Good
Learn how doing something nice for others can distract you from cravings and make your day better.
Coping With Stress Without Smoking
Part of quitting is finding ways to cope without cigarettes. Try these better ways to deal with your emotions.
Learn about the different text programs that Smokefree.gov has created to help people who are trying to live a healthier lifestyle.
Many people who quit smoking find mindfulness helps them cope with cravings and work through stress and depression.
Fight Cravings with Exercise
Craving a cigarette is normal when you quit smoking. Exercise can distract you and keep you busy until the it passes.
Benefits of Quitting
Quitting smoking can help most of the major parts of your body: from your brain to your DNA.