Presented by CaroMont Health
Smoking is a Nicotine Addiction
There is Something Good You Can Do
You can learn to replace cigarettes with other things that give you positive feelings. You can learn to relax and clear your mind in far more productive ways than smoking. Finding replacements for your addictions is easily done with a little bit of effort.
Figuring Out How Your Addiction Works
Here are five ways to learn what you are addicted to and then to combat your addiction:
Think about the situations you are likely to be tempted to smoke. There are a number of ways to approach them. Look at the moods you indicated: anxiety, sadness, or happiness. Times when you are especially anxious or feeling blue are likely to be especially tempting.
After specifying your temptations, you need to think of specific things you will do to keep each from getting to you. Here are some questions to ask to help you come up with good strategies:
How Can I Avoid Temptation Altogether?
Information on the smoking cessation classes offered by CaroMont Health can be found by following the link below:
CaroMont’s Tobacco Free for Life Program: 704.671.7936
QuitlineNC : 1.800.QUIT.NOW
Free cessation services to any North Carolina resident who needs help quitting tobacco use. Quit Coaching is available in different forms, which can be used separately or together, to help any tobacco user give up tobacco.
Download our PDF for additional information about smoking cessation.