Research shows that people who have the best chance of quitting are those who get some support and use quitting medications. Different people have success with different ways of quitting. It is important to choose a way to quit that is safe, proven to help people, and that suits the individual smoker.
These quitting smoking fact sheets provides information on quitting services and products to help smokers decide how to quit.
Quitting services and products
Bupropion (Zyban, Prexaton)
Nicotine mouth spray (QuickMist)
The nicotine inhaler
Pregnancy and quitting smoking
Using nicotine products to cut down then quit
Quitting and mental illness
People with a mental illness can quit smoking with the right support. Helpful information for smokers, their family, friends and health professionals can be found here. These resources are produced by Department of Health and Ageing, in partnership with SANE Australia.