Quitting smoking fact sheets and brochures to provide information on quitting services and products to help smokers decide how to quit.
Research shows that people who have the best chance of quitting are those who get some support (such as contacting Quitline) 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.
The following quitting smoking fact sheets provide information on quitting services and products to help smokers decide how to quit.
- Quitting services and products
- Bupropion (Zyban, Prexaton)
- Nicotine mouth spray (QuickMist)
- Nicotine gum
- The nicotine inhalator
- Nicotine lozenges
- Nicotine patches
- Varenicline (Champix)
- Smoking and pregnancy
- Pregnancy and quitting smoking – for health professionals
- Using nicotine products to cut down then quit
Quit has a range of brochures for smokers and those who want to help others quit.
- Asthma and smoking (from Asthma Australia)
- Healthy eating and quitting smoking
- Important news for fathers who smoke
- Pregnancy and smoking
- Quit and save a packet
- Quit because you can
- Secondhand smoke and your children
- Smoking and diabetes
- Smoking and surgery
- Smoking and the health of your mouth, gums and teeth
Quitting and mental illness
People with a mental illness can quit smoking with the right support. Please see information for smokers, their family, friends and health professionals produced by the Department of Health, in partnership with SANE Australia.
For more information, see the mental health settings page.
Deaths & disease from smoking
Australian and Victorian figures for deaths from smoking, and information about diseases related to smoking.
Australian and Victorian smoking rates for adults and secondary students.
Cigarettes & tobacco
Fact sheets on cigarettes, other tobacco products, and secondhand smoke.