Quit Victoria - Main Menu Quitline Logo Request a call back

Never give up giving up

01.08.2010

 

 

Quit's first positive anti-smoking campaign in almost two decades urges smokers to Never give up giving up.

In a new approach not seen in Australia before, the campaign recognises the difficulties facing quitting smokers and is designed to build smokers' confidence to quit for good rather than focus on the negative effects of smoking.

It comes as new research from Cancer Council Victoria reveals how much smokers do want to stop smoking.

Eight out of ten Victorian smokers have tried to quit at least once, while more than half of Victorian smokers have tried to quit multiple times.

Real life stories

Giving up

I started smoking as a 10 year old many moons ago. I always intended to give up, it but was always next week or the week after. I have had health problems over a few weeks and had a heart attack 6...

Read more of this story ›