PLAY VIDEO You’re probably here because you’ve been thinking about the reasons behind your urge to smoke. Great start, you’ve come to the right place. We can help you with thinking about why you smoke. Thinking about it is a great first step. There’s no rush to quit straight away. Have a chat with our professional Tasmania-based Quitline counsellors who have supported many Tasmanians to make successful quit attempts. When you understand your reasons for smoking,you’ll be better prepared to try quitting. Take the smoking quiz Ever stopped to think about why you smoke? There are 3 main reasons for smoking – addiction, habits, and emotions. Take our quiz to understand your reasons. Start the Quiz! Do you think it’s Habit? Smoking can be linked to certain activities, places or people. For example, maybe you have a habit of having a smoke with your morning coffee, during a break with mates at work, or after a meal. Being in these situations can make you want a smoke. Tell me more Do you think it’s Emotion? Many smokers say that smoking helps them deal with stress – they have a cigarette to relax. But smoking actually causes stress. Yes, you heard that right. Smoking doesn’t stop stress, it creates it. Tell me more Do you think it’s Addiction? Nicotine is very addictive. It makes your brain release feel-good chemicals. The problem is, these wear off quickly and reduce over time, making you smoke more and more to get the same feeling. Tell me more Think You’re Ready to Quit?