Congratulations! You have made a great choice!
You may have already found that you feel better and are living a healthier life. If you start to have cravings to smoke cigarettes, see some ideas below.

Here are some helpful ways for you to keep yourself from smoking again.

Keep in mind that even if you no longer smoke, you are at risk of second hand smoke exposure. If your friends or family smoke, you are still coming in contact with second hand smoke. To learn more about Second Hand smoke, click here. For more information on the quit process, call the Quit Line at 1-800-934-4840 for support today.

 

Getting cravings to smoke?

  • When you get a craving, focus on other things to keep you from smoking.
  • Most cravings only last 10–15 minutes.

Know when you will get the cravings.

Examples:

  • – Early morning
  • - Eating
  • – Feeling stressed or sad

Create new habits.

Examples:

  • - Read a magazine or book
  • – Listen to music

When you get a craving:

Examples:

  • – Chew gum or mints
  • – Call or text a support person
  • – Brush your teeth
 

Keep in mind that even if you no longer smoke, you are at risk of second hand smoke exposure. If your friends or family smoke, you are still coming in contact with second hand smoke. To learn more about second hand smoke, click here. For more information on the quit process, call the Quit Line at 1-800-934-4840 for support today.