Still Trying to Quit Smoking…There’s An App We Suggest For That!

There are a ton of Apps out there to help but check out the Quit Guide Info we found and one that we found to be the most user friendly App on smokefree.gov
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QuitGuide is a free app that helps you understand your smoking patterns and build the skills needed to become and stay smokefree. Use the app to track your cravings by time of day and location, and get motivational messages for each craving you track.

QuitGuide helps you:

  • Track cravings and slips by times of day and location
  • Track your mood and smoking triggers
  • Stay motivated with inspirational messages
  • Identify your reasons for quitting
  • Get tips and distractions for dealing with cravings and bad moods
  • Monitor your progress toward achieving smokefree milestones
  • Create journal entries

Available for download on:

Apple app store logo  Google play app store logo

NOTE: Advanced functionality currently only available for Apple users.

QuitGuide is a product of Smokefree.gov—a smoking cessation resource created by the Tobacco Control Research Branch at the National Cancer Institute in collaboration with tobacco control professionals and smoking cessation experts and with input from ex-smokers.

Technical support is available to help you download and use the QuitGuide app. If you need help or have any questions, please contact smokefreeteam@icf.com.

You can Also try the following  

  • Visit Smokefree on social media. Stay connected and grow your support network.
  • Talk to a quit coach. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) to be connected to your state’s quitline. Trained counselors will provide you with tips and tools for quitting, and may be able to help you get free or reduced-cost nicotine replacement therapy medications. Or call the National Cancer Institute Quitline at 1-877-44U-QUIT (1-877-448-7848) Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m for quitting help in English or Spanish.
  • Chat with a quit smoking counselor. The National Cancer Institute’s LiveHelp service is available Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern time. Also available in Spanish.
  • If you’re pregnant, visit Smokefree Women for tips on quitting while pregnant. Pregnant women are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. And, you could have worse pregnancy outcomes, such as preterm birth, if you have COVID-19. During pregnancy, it is always important for you to try to protect yourself from illnesses whenever possible.

There has never been a better time to quit smoking. If you slipped or have returned to smoking, recommit to living without cigarettes. Quitting is not easy for most people, but there are things you can do to protect yourself and others during the COVID-19 pandemic:                                                                    *this and more  information on how to quit smoking can be found on smokefree.gov