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On your Quit day

On your quit date, butt out completely.

  • Don’t smoke, not even a little.
  • Toss out your cigarettes, other tobacco, and ashtrays.
  • Avoid people and situations where you will be tempted to smoke. Change your usual routine to one that doesn’t include smoking.
  • Go for a walk instead of a smoke.
  • Be positive. Believe in yourself and your plan.
  • Remember that nicotine withdrawal symptoms only last a short time. Follow these tips to cope with withdrawal symptoms
  • Get help from support groups, counselors and your local quit line 
  • Take it one day at a time. Once the withdrawal is over; you’ll feel better than you have in years.
  • Celebrate your success and give yourself credit! Tell people how long you’ve quit for. It's a major achievement and you should be proud.