Helping Smokers Kick the Habit: Where to Find Educational and Motivational Aids

December 31, 2006

Your patients who want to stop smoking need all the helpthey can get. Where can they turn for support?

Your patients who want to stop smoking need all the helpthey can get. Where can they turn for support?Numerous organizations offer educational and motivationalprograms and materials. State and local healthagencies often have information about community smokingcessation programs. Other local resources includecommunity hospitals, public libraries, health maintenanceorganizations, health fairs, and community helplines.Several national organizations, which are listed below,also provide information about how to quit smoking.1

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National Cancer Institute. Cancer facts. Questions and answers about smokingcessation. Available at: http://cis.nci.nih.gov/fact/8_13.htm. AccessedApril 11, 2003.