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Quitting smoking is the most important step that smokers can take to improve the length and quality of their lives, but it is not easy. Nicotine is the primary reason that quitting smoking is difficult. Nicotine, a drug found naturally in tobacco, is as addictive as heroin or cocaine.


For GENERAL Audiences

Quitting smoking—Part 1. This module provides an overview about quitting smoking, forms of tobacco and dependency on tobacco.

Quitting smoking—Part 2 This module reviews the medications that aid quitting smoking and demonstrates how behavior strategies complement nicotine cessation products.

Quitting smoking—Part 3 This module advises ex-smokers and smokers trying to quit on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle through exercise and healthy eating habits and discusses the long-term benefits of tobacco cessation.