Dr. Dean Ornish answered:
If you need more help in quitting smoking, the following can help you:
- Your doctor.
- The American Lung Association sponsors stop-smoking groups in most cities. It also publishes Freedom from Smoking for You and Your Family, a twenty-day program to help you stop smoking. This book is available from the American Lung Association, 1740 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.
- The American Cancer Society's Fresh Start program is also an excellent resource. This program provides four one-hour sessions over a two-week period. The American Cancer Society also publishes a free handbook called the / Quit Kit, available from the American Cancer Society, 4 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10001.
- The American Heart Association has a number of excellent brochures on the effects of smoking on your heart and suggestions for how to quit. Some local chapters have support groups for people who are stopping smoking and making other lifestyle changes.
- Smokers Anonymous provides information on support groups for people who stop smoking (P.O. Box 25335, West Los Angeles, CA, 90025).
- Other stop-smoking programs are offered at community centers, YMCAs, hospitals, and private companies such as Smokenders or Schick.
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- Remember, quitting smoking is a process. Even if you don't succeed the first time, don't get disheartened. You can do it.