EX Guides & Tools

Explore EX resources to set your tobacco-free plans in motion.


Health Issues & Benefits of Quitting:

Benefits & Rewards of Quitting Tobacco

Cardiovascular Disease & Smoking

COVID-19 / Coronavirus and Smoking or Vaping

Diabetes & Smoking

HIV & Smoking

Mental Health & Smoking

Pregnancy & Smoking

Quitting for Any Reason

Surgery & Smoking


Getting Ready to Quit:

Addressing Anxiety Before Quitting

Build Your Support System Tool

Right Before You Quit

Set Your Quit Date

Tobacco Tracker Tool

Trigger Tracker Tool

Quitting E-cigarettes

Quitting Snuff, Chewing Tobacco, or Snus

Quitting Cigarettes

Quitting Menthol Cigarettes


Quitting Medications & Methods:

Alternative Therapies

Choosing the Right Medication Tool

How Nicotine Addiction Works


Quitting Tips & Techniques:

Deep Breathing for Stress Relief

Grounding for Stress Relief

Visualization for Stress Relief

Keeping Perspective for Stress Relief

Advice & Support

Keeping Off the Weight When Quitting

New Tobacco-Free Ways to Relieve Stress

Preventing a Relapse

Talking to Family & Friends Who Use Tobacco

The First Day You Quit

Tips to Quit Smoking or Vaping During COVID-19 / Coronavirus

Why do I feel tightness in my chest now that I've quit smoking?

Why does my brain feel foggy after I quit smoking?

Now that I've quit smoking, why am I more congested than I was before?

How do I handle my smoking cravings?

How do I get support to quit smoking cigarettes?

What are the best tools for quitting cigarettes?

Just One Can't Hurt, Right?


Helping a Teen or Young Adult Quit Vaping:

Helping a Teen or Young Adult Quit Vaping

Vaping 101

Busting Vaping Myths

Lay Foundation to Talk About Vaping

Start the Conversation about Vaping

Help Your Child Create a Plan To Quit Vaping

What if my child doesn’t want to quit vaping?

Managing Stress

What to Do When Things Feel Out of Control