Help with quitting smoking

You should talk to your doctor or general practitioner (GP) to find out about getting help to quit smoking.

They can give you advice on nicotine replacement therapy and other medicine to help you quit.

Your doctor or GP can complete a Quitline referral form for a counsellor to call you at a convenient time.

NT Quitline

Quitline is a free telephone counselling and support service.

You can call 13 78 48 (13 QUIT) Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 8pm, and Saturdays from 2pm to 5pm.

Outside these hours, you can leave a message and a counsellor will call you back.

You can also register for a call back or chat online at the Quitline website.

Quitline NT is also on Facebook.

What Quitline counsellors do

Quitline counsellors can:

  • help you make a plan to quit or cut down smoking
  • talk about the different ways to quit and help you to find a way that suits you
  • send you information about quitting smoking
  • give you follow-up phone calls to support you while you are quitting.

Other useful tools to help quit smoking

Get the following apps from the Australian Government's Department of Health:

Find out about the Quitskills training program on the Cancer Council website.

Last updated: 18 January 2021

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