This is Your Year to QUIT!

Quit for New Year'sAs the New Year begins, resolve to make THIS YEAR the year that you quit smoking. Help is available to help you quit for good this year. Setting a quit date is one of the most important steps leading up to a successful quit. If you are thinking of quitting tobacco as one of your New Year’s resolutions, you are not alone—many Granite Staters will be getting ready to quit right along side you.

Call the NH Quitline (1-800-QUIT-NOW) today to begin making your personalized quit plan. If you’re 18-24 years old, you can also text Start to 36072 for text quit coaching through QuitNow-NH. If you’re under 18, visit MyLife, MyQuit for free support. Help is free and confidential. Visit our I Want to Quit page for the next steps to plan your quit.

Nineteen percent (19%) of NH residents who have used the NH Quitline to quit are currently NOT smoking at all! Congratulations to them! (National successful quit rates are about 6%. The average person makes 7-10, or more quit attempts before being completely quit—it’s all part of the process of quitting smoking and learning new behavior.)