Find answers to questions about the Freedom From Smoking program. Plus, access tools, downloadable relaxation exercises and more to help you achieve your smokefree life.
Select each box for information on how to use Freedom From Smoking.
This version of Freedom From Smoking includes nine sessions divided into three parts. Start with Part 1, Session 1 and keep moving forward from there! We recommended you follow the flexible six-week schedule included on the Dashboard for the best experience—and your best chance of quitting for good.
Direct access to these support resources is available on every page of the Freedom From Smoking program. Use the links in the top navigation or click on the links wherever they are mentioned in the sessions.
For the Lung HelpLine, you can call the toll-free number listed, use the live chat or send an email by selecting the desired method in the top navigation. Whichever method you choose, you’ll be connected to a quit-smoking specialist who can offer professional advice.
The Freedom From Smoking Community button will connect to our quit smoking support group hosted on Inspire.com. The first time you visit, you’ll need to set up your login information. Just select the “Join this Community” button and follow the instructions provided. From there, you’ll be able to join the conversation and share your experiences with other people who are trying to quit smoking too.
To earn a certificate you’ll need to complete all activities in the program that are listed on the Dashboard and flagged with the red banner in the sessions. This includes entering Pack Tracks information for at least one day. You’ll also need to complete the quiz at the end of each session. If you are not smoking at the end of this program, you can select the Certificate of Quitting. If you are still smoking, you’ll earn a Certificate of Completion for finishing the program.
This program features interactive activities designed to help you say good-bye to tobacco for good. To get the most of the program and these activities, please make sure you are using the one of the browsers listed below. All the browsers listed below may be downloaded for free.
Review the video highlighting features in this version of Freedom From Smoking.
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Learn more about the seven FDA-approved medications proven to help smokers quit. Includes information on how to use, length of treatment and potential side effects.
Get a printable version of the Pack Tracks activity. Cut out each Pack Track and slip it in the cellophane on your pack of cigarettes. Don’t forget to fill in the information you record in the Pack Tracks tool on the course Dashboard once you’re back online.
Try these simple and smart snack recipes as a healthy alternative to smoking cigarettes when an urge arises.
Before your Quit Day, make sure you complete the items on this list so you are ready to fight back against your addiction and resist urges to use tobacco.
Use this checklist on Quit Day to make your break from smoking official.
Start using this scorecard to mark your progress staying smokefree starting on Quit Day. Print it and post it somewhere you’ll see it every day.
If you’re struggling with weight gain after quitting, this tool can help you figure out your personal challenges so you can make a targeted plan to overcome them.
Select each item below to play or download the relaxation files onto your PC or MAC desktop computer. Once downloaded, you can listen to them on desktop and mobile devices including your tablet or smart phone.
Select each item for more information about how to download the audio files.
NOTE: Most desktop computers come with an audio tool already included. If not, you can download a tool from the Internet.
Try these soothing options for relaxation exercises you can do without a media player.
To Learn More About the American Lung Association
Read about our mission, programs and how you can get involved.
For Information About All Freedom From Smoking® Options
Call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872).
Learn about other ways to access Freedom From Smoking including the in-person clinic available in English and Spanish.
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