Tobacco Cessation


Maintaining Your Quit Plan

Maintaining your quit plan is the most important part of your program since without it, your success cannot be assured. Maintenance keeps your well-oiled machine humming like a good sewing machine or car. Just because you have a couple of months of being smoke-free... read more

Coping Hints for Smoking Cessation

Anxiety What to Expect You may feel quite “tense” and agitated within 24 hours of quitting. You may feel tightness in your muscles–especially around the neck and shoulders. These feelings will pass with time. Frequency Recent studies have found that... read more

Five Common Myths About Quitting Smoking

Myth 1: Smoking is just a bad habit. Fact: Tobacco use is an addiction. According to the U.S. Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence, nicotine is a very addictive drug. For some people, it can be as addictive as heroin... read more