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Smoking and Tobacco Cessation

Smoking and Tobacco Cessation

Tobacco: Quick Facts �Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the

Tobacco: Quick Facts �Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States �Smoking causes more deaths each year than the following causes combined: �HIV, illegal drug use, alcohol use, car accidents, gun related incidents

How tobacco affects your body: Throat Cigarettes, cigars, and smokeless tobacco can cause cancer

How tobacco affects your body: Throat Cigarettes, cigars, and smokeless tobacco can cause cancer of the throat and larynx Brain Nicotine in tobacco changes the chemistry in your brain so you crave more nicotine, causing addiction! Muscles and Joints Smoking keeps oxygen from getting into muscles making you feel weak

Sources of Tobacco

Sources of Tobacco

How tobacco affects your body: Lungs Cigarette smoking causes lung cancer It is also

How tobacco affects your body: Lungs Cigarette smoking causes lung cancer It is also a major cause of bronchitis and emphysema Eyes and Ears Smoking can cause eye problems including blindness Smoking is also related to hearing loss

Smoking negatively effects almost every organ in your body

Smoking negatively effects almost every organ in your body

5 D’s for Quitting �Delay urge—cravings will pass �Drink plenty of water �Distract yourself

5 D’s for Quitting �Delay urge—cravings will pass �Drink plenty of water �Distract yourself �Deep breathing �Discuss feelings with a friend or medical provider

How tobacco affects your body: Heart Other organs Smoking increases the risk of cancer

How tobacco affects your body: Heart Other organs Smoking increases the risk of cancer of the bladder, kidney, pancreas, stomach and reproductive organs The nicotine in cigarettes, cigars, and smokeless tobacco narrows blood vessels. This forces your heart to work harder and raises blood pressure Smoking can block arteries, causing heart attacks and strokes

E-Cigarettes MYTH �E-cigarettes are safe and don’t have any toxins REALITY �E-cigarettes deliver nicotine

E-Cigarettes MYTH �E-cigarettes are safe and don’t have any toxins REALITY �E-cigarettes deliver nicotine and low levels of toxins and chemicals. Many of the same chemicals found in tobacco products http: //cyanonline. org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Vapes-Black. pdf

Nicotine �Nicotine is naturally found in tobacco �More people in the US are addicted

Nicotine �Nicotine is naturally found in tobacco �More people in the US are addicted to nicotine than any other drug �Nicotine withdrawal symptoms may include: �Irritability, anxiety, and anger �Difficulty thinking �Craving tobacco �Hunger symptoms

Nicotine �The average user may quit up to 9 times before being successful, and

Nicotine �The average user may quit up to 9 times before being successful, and may require assistance �Individuals who have not tried nicotine before age 25 are far less likely to ever use it �Those who have an addiction may battle cravings indefinitely

How tobacco affects your body: Mouth and Teeth Tobacco makes your teeth yellow and

How tobacco affects your body: Mouth and Teeth Tobacco makes your teeth yellow and gives you bad breath Tobacco can also cause gum disease and mouth cancer Skin and Hair Smoking causes people to get wrinkles and lose hair at a younger age

E-Cigarettes MYTH REALITY �E-cigarettes produce a �E-cigarettes do produce a vapor that harmless water

E-Cigarettes MYTH REALITY �E-cigarettes produce a �E-cigarettes do produce a vapor that harmless water vapor. has nicotine, harmful There’s no chemicals, and toxins secondhand vapor. known to cause cancer. http: //cyanonline. org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Vapes-Black. pdf

Quit Tips: Quitting is a Process �Ask for support �Make a quit plan �Call

Quit Tips: Quitting is a Process �Ask for support �Make a quit plan �Call a smokers hotline �Identify triggers �Explore prescription options

Free phone based cessation service 1800 -NO-BUTTS

Free phone based cessation service 1800 -NO-BUTTS

Quit Tips: Quitting is a Process �Make a list of reasons to quit �Throw

Quit Tips: Quitting is a Process �Make a list of reasons to quit �Throw away all tobacco �Reward yourself for success �Keep trying!

Quit Smoking Coach �Looking for some free 1 -on-1 support or coaching? �Call: 1

Quit Smoking Coach �Looking for some free 1 -on-1 support or coaching? �Call: 1 -800 -QUIT-NOW �https: //teen. smokefree. gov/800 quit. Now. aspx

E-Cigarettes MYTH REALITY E-cigarettes are not addictive Nicotine is poison and a highly addictive

E-Cigarettes MYTH REALITY E-cigarettes are not addictive Nicotine is poison and a highly addictive drug. Nicotine is one of the main ingredients in ecigarettes and tobacco products http: //cyanonline. org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Vapes-Black. pdf

Would you smoke from a ship stack? Then why even think about lighting up?

Would you smoke from a ship stack? Then why even think about lighting up? Cigarette smoke contains 10 times more pollutants than the exhaust from a diesel engine http: //cyanonline. org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Humvee-Card-Front. jpg

5 D’s for Quitting �Delay urge—cravings will pass �Drink plenty of water �Distract yourself

5 D’s for Quitting �Delay urge—cravings will pass �Drink plenty of water �Distract yourself �Deep breathing �Discuss feelings with a friend or medical provider

Remember: it took a long time to become a smoker, so it will take

Remember: it took a long time to become a smoker, so it will take some time to break free from the habit You are in control, not the craving!

Free phone based cessation service 1800 -844 -CHEW

Free phone based cessation service 1800 -844 -CHEW

2 R’s for Quitting �Remind—Go over your reasons to quit �Refuse—Think: it’s not that

2 R’s for Quitting �Remind—Go over your reasons to quit �Refuse—Think: it’s not that you can’t smoke, it’s that you don’t want to smoke

Resources to Help You Quit �Visit https: //www. smokefree. gov/ for tips on nicotine

Resources to Help You Quit �Visit https: //www. smokefree. gov/ for tips on nicotine replacement therapy, quitting apps, daily challenges, and access to experts! �Check out www. tobaccofreesolano. gov for local resources