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We know quitting tobacco can be difficult to do. That's why we offer a range of proven approaches to help you.

Photo of a woman breaking a cigarette in halfParticipation in a quit tobacco program, use of medications (such as the nicotine patch and bupropion), or a combination of the two have been proven to improve your chances of quitting.

There are many methods available — we'll help you find the one that works best for you.

Video resources

Watch our short videoKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites, or mobile apps. to learn how certain medicines could help you quit for good.

National Tobacco Quitline

1-800-784-8669 (1-800-QUIT-NOW) (toll free)

Ready to quit tobacco, but want to do it from the comfort of home? If so, this phone service may be right for you. You'll connect with a trained counselor who will guide and support you through the quitting process.

Health classes

Learn a variety of techniques to help you become smoke-free. Browse our health classes directory to see what's available at your location.

Pharmacy benefit

You may be eligible to receive tobacco cessation medications at your drug benefit copayment price with a prescription from your doctor. Federal employees may be eligible for these medications at no copayment.

How can medicines help? Learn how they can support your success in our video, Quitting Tobacco with Medicines.

If you're interested, talk to your doctor.

Other tools

Get tools and information for quitting in our health encyclopedia.

Get tips on how to cope with cravings.

Reviewed by: Craig Robbins, MD, November 2018