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Quit Tobacco

Using any kind of tobacco product is harmful to your health, those around you and the planet.

Quit For Good

Feel good, have more energy and live a better life without tobacco.

There can be many benefits to quitting tobacco use including:

  • Increased Quality of Life
  • Lowered Risk of Serious Health Problems
  • Saving Money
  • Increased Ability to Smell and Taste
  • Better Ability to Breathe and Be Active
  • Lowered Insurance Costs
  • More Quality Time with Family
  • Better Health to Travel
  • Adding Years to Your Life
  • And More!

Quitting is tough, but you are tougher. Find the right tools to help you or someone you know kick the habit for good.


Quit Tips

Use these tips to get your quit started!

Phone Coaching Call the toll-free South Dakota QuitLine at 1-866-SD-QUITS (1-866-737-8487).
Make a List List your reasons to quit. Keep them in mind through tough times.
Get Support Build a quit team: your friends, family, doctor, dentist. Let them know you’re quitting, so they can support you.
Set a Date Set a quit date. Mark your calendar, and let everyone know.
Identify Triggers Tune in to your triggers. Plan other things you can do at those times.
Switch It Up Make your quit day different and special. Change your routine, exercise, drink lots of water and do something to celebrate.
Power Through Don’t give in to cravings. These usually last for only 3-5 minutes. Find something to occupy your time, your hands or your mouth.
Stand Tall Be prepared to slip or relapse. A slip doesn't have to be a fall, so don't give up. You can do it!