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Free smartphone app to support smokers working to become smoke-free – Smokefree.gov: Apps

Smokefree.gov: 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 Smokefree.gov: Apps.

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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.

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