Free online resources to help people quit smoking

Can you spare an hour and a half to help to save your life
Basic videos to watch that can enhance your ability to successfully quit smoking.

Quit Smoking Tip Sheet
Resources related to my basic “How to quit smoking tip sheet”

YouTube Channel
A free online self help stop smoking program developed by Joel Spitzer. The videos provide viewers a guided tour on how to break free from the initial grip of nicotine addiction, and the educational support that can help them to stay free by making and sticking to a personal commitment to never take another puff. is a site developed by John Polito, who later incorporated much of Joel Spitzer’s quit smoking materials and philosophies in smoking cessation techniques. The WhyQuit site is designed to encourage smokers to quit and to help motivate kids to recognize the importance of never starting to smoke.’s Joel’s Library
Daily quitting lessons video guide
Reinforcement  Articles
Free downloadable E-Books of Joel’s articles
Alphabetized topic index to all of Joel’s videos resource pages

Resources for Health Care Professionals
How to help your patients quit smoking

Resources related to electronic cigarettes/vaping
Contrary to what you may have heard–vaping is not safe
Resources related to the use of electronic cigarettes as a quitting aid
Kids and Vaping: an Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure
Smoking/Vaping prevention materials

Freedom from Nicotine
Anyone with Internet access can read and get a real understanding of the nicotine addiction and how to treat it by utilizing the articles and reading through the quitting experiences of the over 7,000 members who were cold turkey quitters.

Video explaining Why my resources are free

DISCLAIMER: Joel Spitzer is not a medically trained physician.  The information on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a site visitor and his/her physician.  Do not rely upon any information at this site to replace individual consultations with your doctor or other qualified health care provider.