Smoking, Vaping and Chewing

 We offer pharmacological help and counseling to help you quit! Call our office at

231-233-4900 

 

Quit Smoking Support

Quitting smoking is hardest during the first few weeks. You will deal with uncomfortable feelings, temptations to smoke, withdrawal symptoms, and cigarette cravings. Whether it is a quitline, support group, or good friend, make sure you have quit smoking support options available at all times.    

               

Next Steps: Plan on using multiple quit smoking support options. Keep them handy in case you need them during your quit. Here a few options you may want to consider:

  • Call or text someone. You don’t have to do this alone. Learn how to lean on people you trust.

  • Try SmokefreeTXT. Sign up online or text QUIT to 47848 to get 24/7 support sent right to your phone

  • Visit Smokefree on social media. Grow your support network and stay connected.

  • Talk to an expert at a quitline. Call the National Cancer Institute Quitline at 1-877-44U-QUIT

  • (1-877-448-7848) from Friday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. or find your state’s quitline by calling

  • 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669).

  •  Chat with a counselor. Get real-time help from the National Cancer Institute’s LiveHelp online chat.

  • Get support from family and friends

  • Try medication and get support from your physician

  • Download a smartphone app.  Get the: “QuickGuide QuitSTART” app that help you track cravings and unders·      

    • Get ready to quit with tips and information to prepare you for becoming smokefree

    • Manage cravings and bad moods in healthy ways

    •  Distract yourself from cravings with games and challenges

    • Store helpful tips, inspirations, and challenges in your Quit Kit

    • Share your progress and favorite tips through social media

    • Get back on track if you slip and smoke

    • Monitor your progress and earn badges for smokefree milestones and other achievements 

MAKE A QUIT SMOKING PLAN

  • Identify Your Reasons to Quit Smoking

  • Pick a Quit Date

  • Let Loved Ones Know You Are Quitting

  • Remove Reminders of Smoking

  • Identify Your Smoking Triggers

  • Develop Coping Strategies

  • Set up Rewards for Quit Milestones