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Quit Tips

Quit Now Indiana provides free services and a built-in community of people like you who want to quit tobacco for life.

What's great about the Indiana Tobacco Quitline, you can quit at your own pace. With professional help and support you can quit for good! Click here for quit tips help you start.

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Meet the Coaches

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Are you thinking about quitting? Find out how Trained Quit Coaches® can help you quit successfully. Watch this video to Take the Mystery Out of Calling 1.800.Quit.Now.

Click here for additional videos to answer your quitline questions.

Connect to a Quit Coach®

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If you are ready to quit? There is help. Quit Now Indiana has free resources. Click here to connect with a Trained Quit Coach® or call 1.800.Quit.Now.




No Excuses

There has Never Been a Better Set of Tools to Help You Quit.

Quit Now Indiana offers two services: Web Coach® and Text2Quit.® These user-friendly features are designed to give you the support needed throughout the quitting process. Web Coach® and Text2Quit® will empower you to take control of you tobacco addiction and successfully quit for life.

Click here to find out more information on these features and watch the videos below.

Prepare to Quit with EX

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If you are not ready to quit, the EX Plan is a free service that helps smokers prepare to quit before they are actually ready to stop smoking. So you'll be more prepared to quit and stay quit. EX will help you learn how to live your life without cigarettes. Click here for more details.

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Smoking during pregnancy is dangerous.

Having a Healthy Baby is Dependent
on a Healthy Pregnancy.

Women who smoke before and/or during pregnancy run a major risk of reduced fertility, as well as maternal, fetal and infant death and disease. Each year, more than 400,000 infants in the U.S. are exposed to the bad chemicals in cigarette smoke because their mothers or family members smoke. Click here for more information.

Pregnant mothers who smoke are more likely to:

  • Deliver babies early; the leading cause of death, disability and disease for babies
  • Deliver babies with birth defects, such as cleft lips and cleft palates
  • Exposure to nicotine during pregnancy can damage babies’ lungs and brains

Teens Can Now Call the Indiana Tobacco Quitline

Teens Can Now Call the Indiana Tobacco Quitline

The Indiana Tobacco Quitline now serves youth tobacco users. This new evidence-based phone counseling program is for teens, ages 13 to 17, who are ready to quit. Click here for more details.

For more information on youth and tobacco, visit these links.




U.S. Public Health Service

A Stark Reminder of
How Important it is to Quit

We have known for the last 50 years that people who smoke cigarettes are much more likely to develop—and die from—certain diseases than people who don’t smoke. More than 20 million Americans have died because of smoking since the first Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health was issued in 1964.

Many people do not realize the cigarettes produced today have been manufactured to deliver nicotine more quickly and efficiently than cigarettes produced many years ago. Today’s tobacco products are engineered for addiction. Click here to read the report from the U.S. Public Health Service.

What Happens When You Stop

When you stop smoking, you will go through nicotine withdrawal. Your healthcare provider can recommend over-the-counter medicine to treat this physical craving. It's important to remember that nicotine craving is a medical problem, and that's why your health care provider needs to be consulted for medication to treat the withdrawal symptoms. While nicotine is addictive, it is the tar, carbon monoxide and the other 7,000 chemicals in cigarettes that actually cause the most damage to your health.

Be aware that you may not quit on the first try. Most smokers need a few practice runs to quit for good. Be patient, but persistent.

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