Public libraries in your area have a selection of books written specifically for those wishing to quit.
These books deal with problems such as weight gain and stress, which some people experience as they stop smoking.
Check your library catalogue or computer under "Smoking", or ask your librarian for help.
Quit Smoking for the ones you love - Published in April 2009 by the Cancer Society HP259 (a)
Safe sleep ESSENTIALS, information on preventing SUDI (sudden unexpected death in infancy) October 2009 Code HE1228
Nicotine replacement - patches, gum, lozenge Code: IS007 The Quit Group, September 2008
Having a smoke Having a think Revised September 2008, Reprinted June 2009. Code: HE1109
The Quit Book. Reprinted September 2008. Code: HE10106
He ara orange - A journey to wellbeing Code: HE1807 ISBN: 0-476-00805-0 The Quit Group, Nov 2006
The Cancer Society of New Zealand maintains a range of resources to support our smokefree work including:
- Information Sheets
- Printed materials (resources such as leaflets, posters and DVDs)
Other New Zealand agencies which produce resources include:
- Health Sponsorship Council
- Auahi Kore brand
- Secondhand Smoke
- The Quit Group
- Te Hotu Manawa Maori
- Pacific Island Heart Beat
- Te Reo Marama
Read more at the Cancer Society of New Zealand ...