Stop Smoking ... Start Living


Quitting smoking is not about just breaking a “bad habit.” It is about changing your life so cigarettes are no longer a part of it. Our four-week program “Stop Smoking ... Start Living” is designed to empower you to enjoy a smoke-free life.
 
Week I - Preparing for a Smoke-Free Life (1 hour)
Preparing to quit is an essential step in becoming smoke free.Supported by a wellness coach, you will prepare to quit smoking by:
  • connecting with good reasons for quitting,
  • contemplating possible barriers to becoming smoke free,
  • identifying a support network and,
  • creating strategies to avoid triggers and deal with cravings.
Week II – Develop a Plan for Your Quit Date (1 hour)
Once you choose a date to quit smoking (total abstinence) your coach will help you create a 24-hour action plan to get through your quit date.
 
Week III - Celebrating Successes - Overcoming Obstacles (1 hour)
You and your coach will reflect on the successes and challenges of living smoke-free. This session targets smoke-free living and overcoming barriers.
 
Week IV - Living Smoke-Free (1 hour)
You and your coach continue to identify supports for smoke-free living and create strategies to remove barriers.

Suggested donation: $100 for the four-week program. Additional one-hour sessions are available for a suggested donation of $30 per hour.

For more information, call (217) 544-LIVE (5483) or email bridget.rolens@hshs.org