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The Health Benefits of Smoking Cessation

Some great information on “The Health Benefits of Smoking Cessation” can be found on the Dental One Associates of College Park website. (Special thanks to Samantha for providing this link.)

Tobacco Cessation Information and Links

Study ties teen smoking to risks

This is well worth trying!

This is why it is so important to build non-tobacco-related, pleasure-producing activities and pursuits into your quit plan.

CYQ weighs in on the shifting tobacco strategies of the Chinese Government. Be sure to check out the comments section!

Ontario Moves to regulate e-cigarettes and ban flavored tobacco!

Read up on e-cigarettes

Tobacco cessation information and resources for patients and physicians

Shop Tobacco Free

Reimbursement information for clinicians

Learn how to: quit smoking

  • Use the online guide for the first days and the first year
  • Get expert help
  • Talk to a counselor who can help, by phone or instant message
  • Access print resources
  • Materials that have helped other smokers quit
  • Find studies
  • Research studies looking for smokers who are trying to quit

Great American Smokeout Links!

Project Uniform

New and Emerging Products

U Can Quit 2

Action to Quit

Recent news and publications about tobacco and smoking cessation

Explains why it’s hard to quit smoking and provides help in planning a quit attempt

Patient support Web site and program: Free!

Enrollment and completion certificates are available for insurance coverage

Kick the Habit Web site sponsored by the American Cancer Society

Sponsored by US Department of Health; resources for clinicians and patients

  • Link to US Public Health Service guideline

“Freedom from Smoking® Online”

  • American Lung Association online smoking cessation program for patients

UpToDate® – Smoking Cessation Patient Education pamphlet

Website dedicated to military personnel who want to quit

Smoke free in the DoD (another military personnel quit site)

Customize Your Quit Facebook Page

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

  • ACP COPD Portal

Smokeless tobacco quit help

Chewing tobacco cessation techniques

Chewing tobacco cessation help

Graphic images and research about smokeless tobacco

Please check out the following links, all of which we follow on Twitter or Facebook, and some of whom follow us back! – Quit Dipping Today!

Quit Smoking Assistance lines
Oregon Tobacco Quit Line
800-784-8669 (800-QUIT NOW) (English)
877-266-3863 (Spanish

Pharmacological Aids
Nicotine Replacements

  • Gum: available without prescription (OTC). Can be helpful to use for a month or two to help quitters get over the initial nicotine addiction.
  • Patches: available without prescription (OTC). Another way to help tobacco users get over the initial tough times of nicotine withdrawal.
  • Lung Inhaler and Nasal Sprayer: prescription required.

Non-Nicotine Aids:

  • Zyban/Wellbutin/Bupropion: standard and approved antidepressant for tobacco cessation; should not be taken by people with seizures – epilepsy. To maximize effectiveness, start 2-4 weeks before quit date and continue for 3-6 months after quitting. Prescription required.
  • Chantix: standard and approved, non-antidepressant nicotine blocker. To maximize effectiveness, start 7 days before quit date and continue for 3 months. Prescription required.

Disclaimer: All information and materials contained in this website are for informational purposes only and shall not be construed as medical advice. Customize Your Quit (CYQ) makes no representations or warranties that the information and materials contained in this website are correct, accurate, complete or up-to-date. Any form of transmission or receipt of information from this website does not create a medical relationship between CYQ and any recipient. People receiving information from this website are hereby advised not to act or otherwise rely upon the contents of this website without consulting with a doctor. Any links to other websites appearing in this website are for the convenience of access to those websites only and should not be construed as endorsement, referral, affiliation or otherwise approval of those websites by CYQ.

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