Quitting smoking takes skill. It takes practice and effective outside
support. Most smokers try to quit and fail 7 times on average before
they are successful. Why? Because nicotine manages your moods and
feelings. So when you feel blue or low, cigarette provides a quick,
though dangerous, pick-me-up. Smokers need extra support in managing
responses to moods.
The first thing we do is talk with you. We start with your medical
history and go on to take a broader look at you and your situation. What
is your level of addiction? What are your reasons for smoking? Are there
any associated health problems? We address your fear of weight gain,
increased stress, or lack of confidence that you can do it. We tailor
your treatment program specifically to you.
The most effective way to treat nicotine addiction is to address all
aspects of the problem. Treatment might include:
We teach techniques for managing depression, anxiety and sadness,
as well as behavior management strategies to deal with the "triggers"
that lead to smoking. Most people complete our program in 6 to 10
what it costs you to smoke – roughly $300 a month for the
pack-a-day smoker and the well being of your heart and
that quitting smoking adds 7 to 10 years to your life.
the fact that quitting smoking will improve the quality
of your life.
When you've considered the facts and had enough of being at the
mercy of nicotine, call us. We’ll help you take control of your moods.
Your smoking. Your life. Call 401-793-8770 for details.