Smoking tobacco can lead to nicotine dependence and a variety of serious health problems for the smoker and their loved ones, who become exposed to second-hand smoke. Smokers can and do quit smoking. Cessation can significantly reduce the risk of suffering from smoking-related diseases. In Fact, today there are more former smokers than current smokers!
Here are some resources to help you or your loved one quit smoking.
- CDC Fact Sheet on Smoking Cessation
- Smoking-cessation.org - Quit Smoking Today
- How to Quit Smoking: Guide to quitting and kicking the habit for good
(Portions of this blog post were adapted from CDC information on smoking cessation located here)