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The Quitline is an Australia wide confidential telephone information and counselling service for people who want to quit smoking. 

Calling the Quitline can increase your chances of successfully quitting smoking. 

Ring the Quitline on 13 QUIT (13 7848)

Or

We can call you (click here)

Or

Request a free Quit Pack (click here)

 

How can Quitline help you quit smoking?

We can:

  • provide support – we listen to your story and help you stay on track
  • provide information about smoking and quitting including:
    • the most common reasons why people smoke: addiction, habit, emotions
    • learning about your triggers – what situations make you want to smoke?
    • coping with withdrawals and cravings
    • managing a relapse
    • managing stress
  • give advice about nicotine replacement therapy products and subsidised prescription medications
  • help you set up a quit plan
  • answer your quit smoking questions
  • schedule callbacks – we can call you back as often as you need to help you get through those first weeks of quitting

About Quitline:

  • 13 QUIT (13 7848) - local Tasmanian support team
  • Cost of a local call (except from mobiles)
  • You can call us anytime:
    • to request to speak to a Counsellor
    • to request a Quit Pack, which includes lots of ideas to help you quit
  • Counsellors are available 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday and can schedule a callback up until 8.00pm Monday to Thursday
  • The Aboriginal Quitline Counsellor is available 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • If you need a translator, call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) on 131 450 and ask to be connected to the Quitline 13 7848

 

Hear how Quitline helped Sonia.

Sonia calls the Quitline