Smoking Cessation

Smoking cessation leading to better life

No Ifs, Ands or Butts About It… Tobacco Kills; Quit Now

It’s a fact. Tobacco users are more likely to develop diseases and die earlier than nonsmokers. It’s that simple.

Unfortunately, once you start using tobacco, it’s hard to stop because nicotine is highly addictive. But you can quit smoking or chewing. And by doing so, you are likely to prolong your life and enjoy a healthier lifestyle.

Start your smoking cessation journey by making the decision to quit smoking or chewing. Then set a specific stop date and follow the advice on this website to help you stick with your decision. Numerous other resources are available to help you keep to your smoking cessation. Take advantage of everything that helps you.

QuitlineNC offers phone support in various languages from 8 am until 3 am, seven days a week. Support services are provided by trained specialists who will offer up to four callbacks to check on progress and provide additional guidance. Individuals who use this service are twice as likely as non-users to quit tobacco use long-term. QuitlineNC is available at 1-800-Quit-Now.  

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Smoking and Heart Disease

Learn more about the connection between smoking and heart disease, and how to quit smoking from Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, NC.

Last Updated: 02-18-2014
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