If you smoke, quitting is the most important thing you can do to improve your health and quality of life.
Quitting smoking is hard, and most people try several times before they are able to quit for good. Keep trying – there are health benefits for each smoke-free day!
The resources below can help you on your journey to a smoke-free life!
Quitting will save you money, improve your health, and protect your loved ones from secondhand smoke. Learn More
Quitting smoking can help you:
|✔||Breathe more easily||✔||Have a better sense of taste|
|✔||Save Money||✔||Have more energy|
|✔||Have an improved sense of smell||✔||Have fewer sick days|
|✔||Have clearer skin||✔||Have better breath|
|✔||Have whiter teeth||✔||Have a healthier and longer life|
Find your reason to quit and keep it in mind when you’re craving a cigarette.
ESCAPE offers free medication and confidential counseling. Learn More
ESCAPE offers FREE quit-smoking support for all City employees and members of their households:
Learn more about the Escape Program or call 212-676-2393 today for an appointment.*
*If you get the ESCAPE voicemail, please leave a message with your name and phone number and an ESCAPE counselor will call you back within 2 days.
The HelpMeQuit app offers on-the-go motivation and support. Learn More
The NYC Health Department's new mobile app, NYC HelpMeQuit, is a free resource to help you say goodbye to cigarettes.
HelpMeQuit can track and celebrate your progress, offer tips on how to outlast cravings, and connect you with other quitters for support. The app also helps you stay motivated with personal reasons why you should avoid smoking, and it can keep you distracted with games when that craving hits.
Information to help you manage cravings and quit for good. Learn More