Smoking - giving up smoking
smoking; cigarettes; giving; up; quitting;
Don't make smokes your story - help for quitting smoking
The Australian Government has launched a campaign to help young people and adults who smoke quit smoking. Quitting can be hard and most smokers try a number of times before they quit for good. So take one step at a time and don't beat yourself up. The longer you stay smoke free, the easier it gets.
Learn the benefits of quitting and ways to help you do this.
Don't make smokes your story
The good news is that, if smokers quit smoking, the body repairs itself quite quickly.
To find out more
The Better Health Channel has many topics in the section Smoking and tobacco including effects on your body, reasons to stop smoking, statistics and financial costs.
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The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor, or ring the Parent Helpline on 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia).
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