You can gently encourage someone who smokes to quit. Think of your
comments about smoking as only one event that moves that person toward
Family and friends are a valuable source of support and motivation
for a person who is trying to quit smoking. People who have already quit are an
even greater source of comfort and can offer tips for success.
If a person who smokes asks for your support while trying to quit,
Most people try to quit smoking many times before they are
successful. Don't give up your efforts. If the person you care about fails to
quit, you can:
August 15, 2013
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& John Hughes, MD - Psychiatry
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