Quitline (13 7848) is a confidential, evidence-based telephone counselling service.
Highly skilled, friendly Quitline counsellors deliver behavioural interventions to help people stop smoking. This includes helping people to:
- Identify and manage triggers to smoke
- Manage nicotine withdrawal symptoms and cravings
- Build motivation, skills and confidence to quit
Aboriginal Quitline is also available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who smoke.
People who have a hearing or speech impairment can call via the National Relay Service. The option of an interpreter is also available for people who speak a language other than English.
There are many ways to contact Quitline:
- Call 13 7848 (cost of a local call, higher from mobile phones)
- Complete a ‘request a call back’ form online (visit your local website below)
- Health professionals can complete a referral form online (visit your local website below)
Quitline is available in each state and territory. For more information about your local Quitline service, visit:
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- Northern Territory
- South Australia
- Western Australia
For more information about the Quitline, and what to expect from a call please click here.
For more information about the Quitline's purpose, mission and scope click here.
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