Kick Your Smoking Habit

tips-to-quit-smokingSometimes, quitting is a good thing – especially when it comes to smoking. Did you know that the health benefits of not smoking begin within minutes after making a decision to kick the habit? It’s true. Likewise, the positive impact of quitting smoking can have a positive impact on an individual’s physical and emotional wellbeing for years to come.

Fairbanks understands that making the decision to stop smoking can be difficult. However, with the new year approaching, now is a perfect time to consider a smoke-free lifestyle. Here are a few tips to help you get started:

  1. Set a quit date that is within the next two weeks.
  2. Tell family and friends that you plan to quit and the reasons why.
  3. Find a quit buddy.
  4. Know your smoking triggers and make a plan for challenges while quitting.
  5. Limit temptation by removing cigarettes and other tobacco products from your home, car and work.

Fairbanks Can Help                                                     

The Fairbanks Nicotine Dependence Program offers individualized guidance and support for people with mild to severe smoke habits.  For information about tobacco cessation, please visit www.fairbankscd.org/tobacco-cessation or call 317.579.9369.