Community Cessation Resources


Each state offers different smoking cessation programs.  For a full list of programs call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (callers will be triaged accordingly based on their area codes), or visit:

Online Smoking Programs:

Freedom From Smoking
Ready to quit smoking?  The American Lung Association is here to help. Learn more about why and how to stop

Become Anex
A  quit smoking program that helps you re-learn your life without cigarettes. Before you actually stop smoking, we'll show you how to deal with the very things that trip up so many people when they try to quit smoking. So you'll be more prepared to quit and stay quit. is intended to help you or someone you care about quit smoking. Different people need different resources as they try to quit. allows you to choose the help that best fits your needs.

Quit Smoking Community

The Quit Smoking community wants to help people quit smoking through a combination of  information and  community support.

Smoking Support Apps & Mobile:

MyQuit Coach application allows you to design a personalized plan to help you quit smoking. Through this intuitive iPhone app, you'll evaluate your current status, set attainable goals and adjust preferences according to your needs.

National Cancer Institute QuitPal
NCI QuitPal is an Apple app to support smokers working to become smoke-free. This interactive app is developed using proven quit strategies and tools to help change behavior and assist you with giving up smoking. QuitGuide
Designed to help you prepare to quit smoking and support you in the days and weeks after you quit. This app is available for both Apple & Android phones.

Additional Resources:

American Cancer Society
Guide to quitting smoking.

Help for Smokers and Other Tobacco Users
Booklet from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHS) explains the ways you can quit.

Pathways to Freedom: Winning the Fight Against Tobacco
Guide that addresses tobacco issues specific to African Americans.

FDA 101: Smoking Cessation Products
An article discussing FDA approved products that help you quit smoking.

Harms of Smoking and Benefits of Quitting
A fact sheet from the National Cancer Institute.

Nicotine Anonymous
12-steps adapted from Alcoholic-Anonymous to help you to a nicotine-free life.

Quit Tips
Five tips from the CDC to help you quit.

Staying Healthy: Quitting Smoking
Tools and guides from DHS to help you quit smoking.


Show You Care

Let a friend or colleague know that you care by sending them an e-mail with them information on GW's Quit for Life smoking cessation program.

Yellow Dot Campaign

Showing your support of a Smoke-Free GW and painting the internet yellow sends a powerful message-that students, faculty, staff and community members are standing up to make a GW a healthier place to learn, work and live.