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Thinking about Quitting? 
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Here are some reasons:

  • You deserve to be free from tobacco!
  • Save money for something else- like a family vacation or a new car.
  • Enjoy a longer healthier life with family and friends.

Over 3 million Americans quit smoking every year, and you can do it, too!

It is never too late to stop, and when you do stop, your body begins to repair itself immediately.

There will be many healthy changes, some of which will continue to improve over several years.

It may take several attempts before quitting successfully but some people are successful right away.

Ready to Quit? 

For Free Help or Information to Quit call the

CT Quitline at 1–800-784-8669

or register online at


For the hearing impaired TTY  1-877-777-6534.


CT Quitline Brochure (PDF) English/Spanish      Fax referral forms - English   Spanish


Looking for a cessation program near you?

Click here for Local Community Cessation Programs


Tips for Quitting:


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Click here for   Cessation Services Brochure

 Or log onto " Become an Ex " at to start your online program to re-learn life without cigarettes.

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Here are some materials to help you succeed.

DPH Lending Library Materials

Cigarette Cost Calculator - to see how much money you can save by quitting.

Preparing to Quit

Tips to Quit Smoking (pdf)

Frequently Asked Questions about Quitting

Tobacco Tracker (PDF)

Current Treatment Options


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