Becoming a Former Smoker
For many smokers, cigarettes have helped them get through good times and bad times. They smoke to relax, work, study, socialize, mask hunger and cope with stress. But most smokers get to a point where they want to quit. They wonder what it would be like not to be dependent on tobacco. This pamphlet provides a snapshot of what it would mean to be a former smoker.
- Lists immediate health benefits of not smoking
- Discusses how to follow through on a decision to become a former smoker
- Tells what to expect the first few days after quitting
- Suggests taking a trial run
- Offers healthy ways to respond to urges to smoke
- National Health Information Award winner