Many tools and resources are available for tobacco users who want to quit! There is no single "best" method for tobacco cessation. Check out your options, and choose what you think would work best for you. You can always change approaches later on.
In general, options for tobacco cessation include one or more of the following:
Online chat rooms
Non-prescription Nicotine Replacement Therapies: Patch, Gum, Lozenge
Prescription Therapies and Medications: Nicotine Inhaler, Nicotine Spray, Chantix, Zyban
On campus, the staff of the Center for Health Promotion can help you get started and provide you with a free Quit Kit. For more information, contact Nancy Reynolds, Program Director, at 607-274-7933 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are some websites, for information, resources, and supplies:
NYS Quit Site: www.nysmokefree.com/
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Smoking Cessation site: www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/index.htm
American Cancer Society Guide To Quitting Smoking: www.cancer.org/Healthy/StayAwayfromTobacco/GuidetoQuittingSmoking/index
American Lung Association- How to Quit Smoking: www.lungusa.org/stop-smoking/how-to-quit/
Quit Smoking Community: http://quitsmokingcommunity.org/
Turn "some day" into "today." Get started! It's never too late.