Quit Tips

Tips to Help You Quit

We know quitting tobacco is hard and, for many people, it requires several attempts. But you shouldn’t give up on becoming tobacco free.

Having a plan and getting support can make it easier to quit tobacco. But you should know that quitting is different for everyone. So if you’re not sure what will work for you, we suggest trying a variety of different options, including our free tools and services.

Quit Tips Brochure

Resources, tools, and tips to help you quit and cope.

Quit Your Way

Tobacco Free Florida offers a number of free tools and services to help tobacco users quit.


Here are a few quit tips to help you get started:

 ● Make a plan and set a quit date. This will help keep you prepared, focused, and motivated to quit.
 ● Tell your family and friends when your quit date is and ask them for support.
 ● Have sugar-free gum or mints available for when cravings kick in.
 ● Drink lots of water.
 ● At first, avoid coffee, soda, and alcohol.
 ● Keep healthy snacks handy, like carrots, celery, or fruit.
 ● Keep your hands and mouth busy. Try using cinnamon sticks, toothpicks, or straws.
 ● Clean anything that might smell like cigarette smoke – clothes, car, carpets, sheets, etc.
 ● At first, stay away from places where there might be smoking, like bars, nightclubs, and the outdoor areas of some restaurants.
 ●  Exercise, whether it’s at a gym, with friends, or on your own. Something as simple and easy like walking can help.