Quit-smoking action planBy Mayo Clinic Staff
Now that you've decided to stop smoking, it's time to map out your quit-smoking action plan. One of the first steps of your plan should be "Get support."
Support can come from:
- A health care provider
- A counselor
- A support group
- A telephone quit line
- Web-based support
- Text messaging programs
- Using one or more of the quit smoking (smoking cessation) drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Another key step in your quit-smoking action plan? Planning for challenges. For example, make a list of high-risk places you'll want to avoid when you start your quit-smoking plan. Think of other places to go where smoking isn't allowed, such as a shopping mall, a museum or movie theater.
Nov. 15, 2022
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