Smokeless or spit tobacco, increases your risk of heart disease and stroke, as well as head and neck cancers. These types of cancers often require disfiguring surgery to treat and are more common in those who use oral tobacco.
If you want to quit, there are programs and resources to help you.
QuitlineNC provides the coaching and support that can help you quit. They can send you materials in the mail and offer other tools to help you get started on your tobacco-free life. Quit Coaches have experience working with smokeless tobacco users and know how to help you quit.
ChewFree.com assists people who want to quit using chewing tobacco or snuff. It was developed as part of a research project funded by the National Institutes of Health. Registration is required.