Get help quitting

La Trobe University supports the efforts of staff and students to make positive changes to their health and lifestyle by reducing or quitting smoking.

Good reasons to quit

Quitting smoking at any age brings major and immediate health benefits:

  • 20 minutes after quitting your heart rate drops.
  • 12 hours later the carbon monoxide level in your blood reduces dramatically.
  • After a year, your risk of life threatening coronary heart disease is halved compared to those who continue to smoke.

QuitVic Information

By visiting the QuitVic site you will learn more about different quitting methods and or coping techniques.

You will receive more information on:

  • why people smoke and smoking addiction
  • thinking about quitting
  • quitting plans and strategies
  • resources and support available to help quit for good
  • coping with times when smoking is restricted.

Go to QuitVic to order a free Quit Pack & download the Quit because you can booklet

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