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Tobacco Resources

Local Resources

Nicotine Anonymous Meetings

  • Lawrenceville Neighborhood Center, Friday Nights at 7 pm.

Mercer County Tobacco Dependence Program

  • One of 7 Quit Centers in the State of New Jersey.
  • This resource offers smoking cessation counseling services on a sliding scale payment basis.
  • Email or call Donna Drummond for more information (609-396-7707 or krejcija@umdnj.edu).

State Resources

NJ Quitline

  • njquitline.org or 1(866)657-8677
  • This resource offers support through the phone.
  • It also offers two weeks of free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) in the form of patches.

Nicotine Anonymous

  • nicotine-anonymous.org
  • This resource helps to locate local Nicotine Anonymous meetings, and also offers phone meetings.

National Resources

Freedom From Smoking

  • This website was created by the American Lung Association, and it contains many different resources to create your own quit plan.
  • freedomfromsmoking.org

Smokefree.gov

  • This site contains live support from experts, and resources on the various stages of quitting.
  • smokefree.gov or 1(800)QUITNOW

National Cancer Institute

Betobaccofree.gov

  • An online resource with information on quitting, the health effects of smoking, and other topics.
  • betobaccofree.gov

Helpful Apps

Quitter’s Circle

  • Using this app, you can: set a quit date, track your savings and days smoke-free, inspiring reflections, earn badges based on your time smoke-free, and share your progress on Facebook.
  • This app also includes an option for supporters, where your friends and family can track your progress and send you encouragements.
  • Available on: Apple App Store and Google Play Store

Quitguide

  • This app helps you to: track cravings and slips by times of day and location, track your mood and smoking triggers, stay motivated with inspirational messages, identify your reasons for quitting, get tips and distractions for dealing with cravings and bad moods, monitor your progress toward achieving smokefree milestones, and create journal entries.
  • Available on: Apple App Store and Google Play Store

quitStart

  • This app allows you to: get ready to quit with tips and information to prepare you for becoming smoke-free, monitor your progress and earn badges for smoke-free milestones and other achievements, get back on track if you slip and smoke, manage cravings and bad moods in healthy ways, distract yourself from cravings with games and challengers, store helpful tips, inspirations, and challenges in your Quit Kit, and share your progress and favorite tips through social media.
  • Available on: Apple App Store and Google Play Store

Livestrong My Quit Coach

  • This app helps you to track your progress, collect achievements, receive support from other former smokers, and add your personal motivation to keep you going.
  • Available on: Apple App Store

Quit Smoking – Cessation Nation

  • This app helps to track your health improvements and money saved.
  • You can also earn badges based on your progress.
  • It also contains a game for when you are experiencing cravings!
  • Available on: Google Play Store

 

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