Most people who smoke want to stop because of this and the health effects of smoking there is a great deal of help available. Many groups offer materials, resources, programs, support groups and advice to help smokers quit. Remember that you are not alone in wanting to stop smoking and there are many different ways to quit. Fill your head with as much knowledge as you can about what to expect after stopping and resources for help. Joining a support group is a great way to encourage and be encouraged others that are going through the exact same thing as you are. Get help stopping smoking before your options run out because each day you continue to smoke you continue to damage your body.