SecondsCount Smoke-Free Success Plan
If you’ve tried to quit before, you know that a tool or technique that worked for someone else might not work for you. You started smoking and continued to smoke for personal reasons that are unique to you and your life circumstances. The tools below will help you identify those reasons and develop a personalized plan for quitting that’s best for you. Some people do quit “cold turkey,” but most of us need a combination of strategies and supports to succeed—and that takes planning.
Here are four steps to quitting that will greatly improve your chance for success:
Step 1: Know and Remind Yourself Often Why You Want to Quit
Step 2: Know Why You Smoke and Learn How You Will Manage Your Triggers
Step 3: Plan Your Strategies and Success
Step 4: Don't Give Up—Support is Key