A lot of smokers make the New Year’s resolution to quit, but not everyone takes the time to prepare for their quit after they make the decision. Preparation is one of the keys to a successful quit, and a great way to prepare is to make a quit plan. Making a plan can improve your chances of quitting smoking for good.
The Smokefree team is celebrating the New Year all month by reaching out to people who have made the New Year’s resolution to quit smoking. We’re showing our support and sharing tips, tricks, resources, and encouragement to folks who really need it.
Are You Quitting?
Quitting is tough, but we believe in you. Here are four tools that may increase the odds that you will quit for good.
Follow these steps to build a quit plan that is right for you. As you move through the steps, keep a record of your plan and have it readily available during your quit.
Talk to a trained coach who will provide information and help with quitting. Call a toll free number to talk to your coach, or chat by instant messenger.
Get support by text message. This 6-8 week program offers 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help you quit smoking and stay quit. Text START to 47848 to sign up.Try Out an App
Try one of our free apps like QuitSTART that have been built with input from both smoking cessation experts and ex-smokers.
Celebrate the New Year by checking in with your friend or family member who’s working to kick the addiction. A quick text message, email, or phone call can make all the difference. Be patient and positive. Tell your quitter that you’re proud of them and you’re there for them. Get more tips on how to support your quitter.
SmokeFree Plans adapted from: New Years Quit Smoking Resolution
Text: START to 47848 for daily smoke free support.
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