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Quitting Smoking: Getting Support

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One important part of quitting tobacco is getting help from people around you. Your doctor, family, friends, and community groups all can help you. Support comes in many forms. It can include positive words and actions, helpful tips, and gentle reminders to stay on track.

How can others support you?

Getting help from family, friends, and coworkers

When you're quitting tobacco, having support from your family, friends, or coworkers can help you succeed.

Getting help from professionals, organizations, and support groups

There are many professionals, organizations, and support groups that can help you quit using tobacco. Here are some ideas for getting this type of support.

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Current as of: November 15, 2023

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