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If you're like many smokers and tobacco users, you know you should quit. But you aren't sure how to do it. Quitting smoking all at once might work for some people. But you'll improve your chances of success by getting help from your health care provider and making a plan.

Mayo Clinic provides top-quality, evidence-based care. Staff members provide this care in a nonjudgmental and supportive manner to help you stop smoking. Your treatment team works with you to develop an effective stop-smoking plan to enhance your motivation and the skills needed to quit when you're ready.


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Stop-smoking services care at Mayo Clinic

Sept. 22, 2022
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