Quitting

According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, a recent study published in thePublic Library of Science and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, tobacco use is the nation's leading killer. (See image below)
Quit lines work! 1-800-QUITNOW

December 31, 2014

            
Web Resources to help you quit:
Apps:
For Teens:
  • SmokefreeTXT - a free text message cessation service that provides 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to teens trying to quit smoking. The initiative is led by the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health.

    Once they sign up, teens receive text messages timed according to their selected quit date. Following their quit date, they will continue receiving texts for up to six weeks — a critical piece of the SmokefreeTXT service, as research shows that cessation support continues to be important beyond the first few weeks of quitting. Teens can sign up online or text “QUIT” to iQUIT (47848).

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