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Write down the reasons you want to quit smoking. Here are some examples:
- To improve my health
- To protect my family
- To have more energy
- To save money
Reasons I want to quit smoking: _________________________________________________________
Write down steps you plan to take to quit smoking. For example, you might:
- Set a quit date.
My quit date is: __________________________________________________________________
- Ask family and friends to help you.
- Find a local program to help you quit smoking.
- Make a list of things to do when you get the urge to smoke.
Now is the best time to quit smoking. Don't put it off for later.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service
National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
NIH Publication No. 08-6356