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We can help ourselves and others make more informed decisions around tobacco smoking and vaping…Get Informed. Feel Empowered.

Need help or support? In an emergency, always call Triple Zero (000) for emergency services.

The Get Informed. Feel Empowered. campaign is our annual community health promotion campaign led by our Youth Advisory Group volunteers. It shares evidence on the health effects of tobacco smoking and vaping and information on the tools, services and resources available to help young people and their communities unsubscribe from nicotine.

Get Informed. Feel Empowered: a guide for increasing knowledge and preventing harm

When quitting, or cutting back on vaping or smoking, people are likely to experience nicotine withdrawal symptoms, which can include restlessness, difficulty sleeping, irritability, anxiety and weight gain.

Download the guide to learn some more facts about smoking and vaping and where to seek support if you want to quit, cut back or manage these symptoms.

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Support services

There are a range of support services available that can help if someone is wanting information or help quitting or reducing tobacco smoking and/or vaping.

Need to chat through the information and options with someone? Our team can assist with providing information, brief advice and referral. Connect with us today: 02 4628 2319, or message us on InstagramTikTok or Facebook.

Check out the Support section of our website for a full list of services, including resources in languages other than English.


13 78 48

Quitline offers free counselling services along with tools and resources to support you through your cutting back/quit journey. Aboriginal Quitline counsellors are available, just ask when you call. Professional support is also available in languages other than English.

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Quit Now: My QuitBuddy

My QuitBuddy is an app that helps you get, and stay, smoke free. It's with you through the hardest times with helpful tips and distractions to overcome cravings; tracking systems to chart your progress and all the facts you need to understand the impact smoking has on your health.

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I Can Quit

Join an online community with helpful tips to overcome cravings, reduce risk and to read the experiences and success stories of others.

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Take our Get Informed. Feel Empowered. quiz and increase your knowledge about the effects of smoking and vaping. The best part? You can go into the draw to win a $100 “Everyone” Ultimate Gift Card. (T&Cs apply)

Take the quiz now

NSW Health Campaign - Every Vape is a Hit to your Health

Have you checked out NSW Health’s vaping campaign? The ‘Every vape is a hit to your health’ campaign runs until June, highlighting the negative health impacts and harmful ingredients present in e-cigarettes (vapes). Check out the campaign and learn more here.

Sophia, YAG Member

“When you find yourself struggling to quit tobacco smoking or vaping, know that there are people who have YOUR back and they are there to support you!”

Lauren, Health Promotion Officer & Educator

“Whilst nicotine is an extremely addictive drug, it is possible to quit or cut back. Doing this on your own can be challenging, that’s why there are lots of support services there to help. Reaching out to professionals for support is a step in the right direction on your quit journey and to unsubscribe from nicotine for good.”

Out and About

Youth Solutions will be attending three events throughout Youth Week to engage with local young people across Campbelltown, Camden and Wollondilly.
Come visit us at:

  • Traxside Youth Service Wellness Expo, 16 April 2024, 10am-2pm at 4 Langdon Ave, Campbelltown
  • Camden Council Youth Fest, 17 April 2024, 2-5pm at Julia Reserve Community Centre
  • Wollondilly Shire Council Rock the Dilly, 20 April 2024, 4-9pm at Picton Botanic Gardens

Anita, YAG Member

“It may be hard to know where to start when looking for ways to quit smoking or vaping. Seek professional help by contacting your GP or accessing health services like Youth Solutions.”

Anastasia, YAG Member

“The Youth Solutions team and other organisations are well equipped to help and point you in the right direction, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We understand the different challenges to seeking help and quitting smoking, but please know that people do care and want to help.”

Bri, Administration, Marketing & Events Officer

“Be a positive influence. Encourage your mates to seek support and resources about reducing or quitting.”

Looking for more tips to cut back or quit smoking and/or vaping?

Download the Competition Terms & Conditions for our Get Informed. Feel Empowered. quiz on our Disclaimer page.

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Youth Advisory Group

Interested in learning about our Youth Advisory Group (YAG), the volunteers behind this campaign?

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Need some help but not sure where to turn? We can help. Connect with us or visit the Find Support Now page.

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