Tis the Season to Quit Smoking - Give Yourself the Gift of Health

Distraction putty and worry stones that keep hands busy until a typical five minute nicotine craving passes.

Quit Coaching Podcasts with proven strategies for successfully quitting smoking from Vermont Quit Network quit coaches.

Quit Cards that include tips and strategies for getting through cravings and ideas on creating a quit plan.

Vermont Quit Network tools are available through community coalitions like STOP, Health Department District Offices, Quit in Person coaching groups around the state, and via direct mail. Materials can also be ordered online at VTQuitNetwork.org.

"The coming holidays are a time when Vermonters traditionally think seriously about quitting smoking," said Tobacco Control Chief Sheri Lynn. "We want all Vermonters to know that if they need expert support - whether it's online or offline - we're here with a range of services."

Vermont smokers, and their friends and family, who are interested in learning more about the support available when considering quitting should contact the Vermont Quit Network by checking out VTQuitNetwork.org, dialing 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) or calling a Vermont Quit Network in person coach at a local Vermont hospital.

The Vermont Tobacco Control Program is funded by payments from the Master Settlement Agreement and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For more information, visit www.healthvermont.gov.

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