New Year’s Resolution #1: Quit Smoking

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The New Year is all about creating a new you. One of the best ways to be a “new you” is to become Tobacco Free.  Quitting smoking is the absolute best thing you can do for your health. If you’re considering quitting, the New Year is a great time to take that step.  Check out the tools and resources below to make this time stick! If you’ve already stopped even for one day, congratulate yourself and take a moment to appreciate what you have done!

The most effective way to quit smoking or using any tobacco product is to make a plan and get assistance to develop a strategy. You do not have to do this alone! Having a support system in place will help you on your path to becoming tobacco-free. Whether you prefer a group setting, online services, or to speak with someone over the phone, there’s a smoking cessation support program that’s right for you. To find out more call the Nevada Tobacco Quitline for FREE.

Call 1-800-QUIT NOW  from a Nevada area code phone or (1-800-784-8669) to start your quit journey today.

Hours: Monday through Sunday, 4am–10pm (PST)

The Nevada Tobacco Quitline provides one-on-one coaching and nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, or lozenges) for qualified individuals. Coaches will determine if you’re eligible to receive the nicotine replacement therapy.

The Quitline is also available online. Sign up to receive free access to special tools, a supportive team of quit coaches, and a community of others trying to become tobacco-free. Expert coaches help you overcome common barriers such as dealing with stress, fighting cravings, coping with irritability, and controlling weight gain.

Many Americans are choosing to use alternative tobacco products to assist them to quit smoking, it is important to note that many of these products, such as e-cigarettes, have not been approved by the FDA as smoking cessation tools. E-cigarettes also contain toxins and cancer-causing chemicals themselves.

While not every smoker has the same reason for wanting to quit smoking, there are positive changes waiting for you no matter your reasons for quitting. Now is a great time to start your journey to a Tobacco Free 2018!

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