ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media 

Free smartphone app to support smokers working to become smoke-free – Apps Apps

NCI QuitPal is a free smartphone app to support smokers working to become smoke-free. This interactive app is developed using proven quit strategies and tools to help change behavior and assist you with giving up smoking.

NCI QuitPal’s features:

  • Set a quit date, financial goals, and reminders
  • Track daily smoking habits with an easy-to-use calendar
  • See graphs tracking money saved and number of packs not smoked
  • Receive health milestones and craving tips to stay motivated
  • Connect with social networks to give milestone updates
  • Create a video diary, and watch personalized video messages from loved ones
  • Access NCI’s Cancer Information Service by toll-free phone line or live chat

NCI QuitPal was developed by the USA National Cancer Institute using the latest evidence-based smoking cessation methods and behavior change theory.

via Apps.

One comment on “Free smartphone app to support smokers working to become smoke-free – Apps

  1. Pingback: Smoking Cessation Support By Phone: What Information Do Smokers Want? | MOBILE SOCIAL WORK

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

Personal Links

View Full Profile →

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.


Mobile Social Work on Twitter


Mobile Social Work on Facebook


Mobile Social Work on Google+


Social Mobile Work on Tumblr


Subscribe to Posts

The Fair(er) Phone:

FairPhone | A seriously cool smartphone. Putting social values first
%d bloggers like this: