Before You Quit Smoking & Vaping

Before you start the process of quitting, there are things that you can do in advance that will help you successfully quit smoking and vaping for good.

Prepare Yourself For Quitting

  • Start by making a list of reasons why you want to quit smoking or vaping. This can help you stay motivated and focused on your goal to quit. QUIT TOOL
  • Tell friends and family about your plan to quit so they can help support your efforts.
  • Have your tried quitting before? Try to understand the reasons why you were not successful. QUIT TOOL
  • Know your smoking or vaping triggers. QUIT TOOL
  • Take note of when you smoke or vape and what routines, friends, and situations contribute to your smoking and vaping. Are you ready to make some changes?
  • Still on the fence? Call the Maine QuitLink at 1-800-QUIT-NOW. They can help you determine if you are really ready and when the best time for you to quit is.


No matter what your quit journey looks like, we have the tools to support you. Choose the option that’s right for you.


A Quit Coach is just a phone call away. Free 1-on-1 coaching with a Quit Coach who will work with you to create a customized Quit Plan. People who call are 2X as likely to quit and using free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) triples your chances.

  • 8 weeks of FREE gum, patches or lozenges for eligible residents
  • Talk to a certified Quit Coach for support
  • Unlimited calls for support
  • Free access to text, email and web services


Website support with digital tools you need to help you with your quit journey. Get quitting information, create a customized quit plan, join an online community, and track your progress.

  • FREE 2-week starter kit of gum or patches
  • Chat with an Online Quit Coach
  • Free access to text, email and web services
  • Participate in an online community of tobacco users also quitting
  • Available 24/7


Individual services are designed to give you the flexibility to pick and choose the tools you want to use at any time through an online dashboard. Build your plan by adding or removing the tools that work best for you when you need them.

  • FREE 2-week starter kit of gum or patches
  • Educational materials
  • Text messaging
  • Email
  • Dashboard Accessible 24/7