Provides information to help individuals stop using tobacco and nicotine products in any form. The website lists books, tapes, and pamphlets, as well as information on in-person, telephone, and Internet meetings.
American Lung Association
Center for Disease Control
The CDC's tobacco use page:
Free From Smoking
An online program from the American Lung Association.
An online program from the state of Washington to support quitting tobacco use.
Fisher, E. B. (1998). American Lung Association's 7 Steps to a Smoke-Free Life. This book is a useful guide for those who would like to quit smoking, based on the American Lung Association's successful Freedom From Smoking® program. It discusses personal reasons for smoking, dispels myths about smoking, and then provides a step-by-step approach to learn how to quit on your own. This resource is good for those who are trying to quit for the first time or those who have tried many times before but have been unable to quit.
Horvath, A. T. (2003). Sex, Drugs, Gambling, & Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions. Presented as an alternative to 12-step programs, this workbook focuses on eliminating or reducing addictive behaviors. It encourages readers to explore the benefits and costs of their addiction and teaches the process of identifying, understanding, and coping with a craving.
Center for Disease Control. (2003). Pathways to Freedom: Winning the Fight Against Tobacco.. This updated (2003) edition of Pathways to Freedom addresses issues specific to African Americans, such as targeted advertising campaigns and historical, cultural, and socioeconomic influences. It also offers.