Methods and Strategies to Help You Quit
Everybody’s quit smoking journey is different. For some people, quitting is easy, while for others it can be much more challenging.
For the greatest chance of success, it’s helpful to be open to all the evidence-based quit smoking methods explained in this section. The good news is, if one quit method doesn’t work out, you can always try another!
There are lots of quit methods and strategies available, so you’re sure to find one that works well for your situation. Plus, you can combine different methods to develop your winning quit formula.
In this section, we focus on how to quit smoking, by providing information on a variety of quit smoking methods. Here’s what we’ll cover:
The role of willpower in your quit smoking journey
Boost your own natural willpower to get the most out of evidence-based quit methods – read our willpower tips and develop your quit strategy.
Learn about adding willpower to your quit plan
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
Get comprehensive information on the wide range of NRT products available in Australia and how to get the most out of them.
Find out about quitting with Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
Prescribed quit smoking medications
Learn about prescribed quit smoking medications Varenicline (Champix®) and Bupropion (Zyban).
Find out about quitting using prescribed quit smoking medication
Professional support and advice
You don’t have to do it alone. Learn about how professional support makes a huge difference, especially in combination with other strategies.
Find out about quitting using professional support
Cutting down to quit
Discover techniques to ease into quitting, by reducing the amount you smoke before you stop smoking completely.
Learn about cutting down to quit smoking
Quitting smoking “cold turkey”
If you decide to ‘go it alone’ and try to quit smoking using just your mental strength, this section has some useful information for you.
Find out about stopping smoking “cold turkey”
Alternative quit smoking methods, electronic cigarettes and vaping devices
Learn more about electronic cigarettes, vaping devices and other alternative quit smoking methods.
Find out about electronic cigarettes and alternative quit methods
Remember, it can take time to find the best method for your personal quit smoking journey.
If one strategy doesn’t work, you can simply try another!