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Building up your confidence (and 5 reasons why you can do this)

If you’re like most people who smoke, smoking is a huge part of your life. It’s common to feel nervous about giving it away. Here are some tips for building confidence.

How to build confidence:

5 reasons why you can quit:

  1. Just being here means you’re considering quitting smoking. It shows real strength of character to take this first step. 
  2. You don’t have to do it alone – our Quitline counsellors can help you all the way along or you can build a plan online.    
  3. You don’t have to rely on willpower. We recommend using Quitline with either a nicotine replacement therapy product or a quitting medication to help with nicotine withdrawal symptoms and cravings.    
  4. Other smokers have done it and so can you – while your quitting story will be unique, it’s likely others will have struggled with some of challenges you’ll face.  
  5. Because you have a good reason. Whether for it’s financial, health or family reasons, this reason is unlikely to go away, so keep it in your mind whenever you need a motivation boost.  

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Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT): frequently asked questions

There are many quitting options and methods out there. How do you decide what's best? Watch the video and read below to learn more about the different types of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT): nicotine patches, gum, mouth spray, lozenges and inhalator. It’s also a good idea to speak to your doctor or pharmacist before starting NRT, so they can help you work out which types will suit you best.

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Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT): quick tips

Your queries answered with our quick guide to using nicotine replacement therapy (NRT).

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Mythbusting: "Quitting smoking is expensive"

We know that smoking is expensive, but what about quitting? Quitting products like nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and quitting medication are more affordable than you might think.

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