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1. How to Quit Smoking

(Web Page; Tue Aug 21 09:15:00 CDT 2018)

Tips for Parents Do you need help talking to your kids about smoking? We have tips on keeping your kids from smoking and encouraging them to quit if they've already started to smoke. Most smokers know that smoking is bad for their ...

Description: The American Lung Association offers resources to help smokers figure out their reasons for quitting and then take the big step of quitting for good.

2. Meeting Challenges along the Way

(Web Page; Mon Nov 07 08:43:00 CST 2016)

Many people hit bumps on their journey to quitting smoking. Dealing with these obstacles is an important part of helping someone quit for good. Gaining Weight Some smokers gain weight when they stop smoking, but the average is only sev...

Description: Many people hit bumps on their journey to quitting smoking. Dealing with these obstacles is an important part of helping someone quit for good.

3. Help Someone Quit

(Web Page; Tue Aug 21 09:14:00 CDT 2018)

Give the gift of a membership to Freedom From Smoking Plus, the American Lung Association’s proven quit smoking program now available online! Participants create a custom quit plan, build the skills they’ll need to br...

Description: Once a smoker decides to quit, he or she is more likely be successful if family, friends and co-workers give help and support.

4. How to Help Someone Quit Smoking

(File; Thu Nov 08 14:03:00 CST 2018)

5. Being There for the Long Run

(Web Page; Fri Mar 30 11:24:00 CDT 2018)

Quitting smoking is a journey, not a single event. You can help someone throughout that journey until they are able to quit for good. Help Your Friend Make a Plan Smokers can get help from the American Lung Association Lung HelpLine at...

Description: Quitting smoking is a journey, not a single event. You can help someone throughout that journey until they are able to quit for good.

6. I Want To Quit Smoking

(Web Page; Mon Oct 01 10:44:00 CDT 2018)

Are you ready to commit to quitting smoking? That's half the battle. Now that you're taking this big step, we have lots of help available. Our proven tools, tips and support can help you end your addiction to tobacco and begin a new, s...

Description: Are you ready to commit to quit smoking? That's half the battle. Now that you're taking this big step, we have lots of help available. Our proven tools, tips and support can help you end your addiction to tobacco and begin a new, smokefree phase of your life.

7. Join Freedom From Smoking

(Web Page; Tue Aug 21 09:23:00 CDT 2018)

Find a Freedom From Smoking group clinic near you! Learn more The American Lung Association has been helping people quit smoking for over 35 years through Freedom From Smoking®. Ranked as one of the most effective programs in...

Description: The Freedom From Smoking® group clinic includes eight sessions and features a step-by-step plan for quitting smoking. Each session is designed to help smokers gain control over their behavior. The clinic format encourages participants to work on the process and problems of quitting, both individually and as part of a group. For an online version of our successful program, you can use Freedom From Smoking® Online and get started today.

8. How Do You Begin?

(Web Page; Mon Nov 07 08:42:00 CST 2016)

Quitting is different for each smoker and everyone experiences its challenges differently. Here's how you can help someone on their journey and show that you care. Tips for Helping a Smoker Quit Tell your friend that you know he or s...

Description: Quitting is different for each smoker and everyone experiences its challenges differently. Here's how you can help someone on their journey and show that you care.

9. How Smoking Impacts Your Lung Health [Video]

(Web Page; Thu Oct 04 14:37:00 CDT 2018)

See how smoking wreaks havoc on lung health by comparing the lungs of a healthy nonsmoker versus those of a smoker. This video shows the damage smoking causes to healthy lungs—and explains how much of it can be reversed by quitti...

Description: See how smoking wreaks havoc on lung health by comparing the lungs of a healthy nonsmoker versus those of a smoker. This video shows the damage smoking causes to healthy lungs—and explains how much of it can be reversed by quitting smoking.

10. Christopher F

(Web Page; Fri May 13 08:47:00 CDT 2016)

On September 11, 2014 I got a call from my primary care doctor telling me the results of a biopsy of a lymph node in my neck showed lung cancer. Lung cancer?! How is this possible? I am (was) 39 and had quit smoking five years earlier an...

Description: On September 11, 2014 I got a call from my primary care doctor telling me the results of a biopsy of a lymph node in my neck showed lung cancer. Lung cancer?! How is this possible? I am (was) 39 and had quit smoking five years earlier and felt totally 100% healthy. I had my hands full with a 1 year old and felt like I could run a marathon if inclined.

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