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Be a Quitter. Join the Great American Smokeout® and Learn How to Quit Smoking for Good.

White Plains Hospital

November 17, 2021

Be a Quitter. Join the Great American Smokeout® and Learn How to Quit Smoking for Good.

It’s no secret that smoking is bad for your health and quitting is extremely difficult.

Successful quitting takes planning, determination, perseverance and support from your doctor, cessation groups, family and friends. There’s no one right way to quit, so we’ve put together a Quit Kit with help from the American Cancer Society to provide you with options and resources so you can take your next steps towards life without tobacco.


Here’s How to Start

• To be successful, you have to first want to quit and then begin to take action. Here are steps you can take to begin to quit.


Here’s What to Expect

• As smoking is a physical and emotional addiction, be prepared for nicotine cravings. The good news is cravings will eventually subside. Here is what to expect.

Here’s How to Cope

•It won’t be easy, but you need to find ways to fight the urge to smoke. Here are strategies to cope.

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