These Tips Can Help
Are you one of the more than 70% of smokers who want to quit? Check out this advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
- Write down why you want to quit. Do you want to enjoy better health? Set a good example for your children? Protect your family from second-hand smoke?
- Recognize that quitting will take commitment and effort. Nearly all smokers have some feelings of nicotine withdrawal when they try to quit. Nicotine is addictive. Acknowledging this will help you deal with withdrawal symptoms that can occur, such as bad moods and really wanting to smoke.
- Get help. For free resources and assistance, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669).
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention