Tobacco smoking is the most common cause of ill health and early death in Australia. Almost 18,800 Australians die from smoking-related diseases each year.
Quit services can help you stop smoking. They are available in a number of community languages.
Some doctors and other health professionals who speak community languages may:
- give you advice on how to quit
- help you call the Quitline
- help you find other resources to help you quit.
Help to stop smoking
Quit Victoria offers the Quitline telephone interpreter service. This is a telephone information and advice service that supports people from culturally diverse communities to stop smoking.
- Call Quitline on 13 7848 and ask for an interpreter.
- Ask your doctor or health service to refer you to Quitline. They can tell Quitline that you will need an interpreter.
QuitNow has information about quitting smoking in:
- Chinese (simplified and traditional)
Health Translations has a variety of information in community languages about smoking and quitting smoking.
Where to get help
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