Protecting Yourself from Relapse

Cravings will come. It’s a fact. But, you can be prepared and plan how you will deal with those cravings before you feel the urge to reach for a cigarette. 

The first thing to remember is to not give up. You have worked hard to quit smoking and today is just another day in the journey, even if today is a little harder than others. Here are some quick tips on preparing to deal with cravings:


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For more detailed information from the CDC on preparing for cravings:

Know That You Are Not Alone

Others have already gone before you and have been exactly where you are right now. Here are a few stories to inspire you to keep the promise you’ve made to yourself:

Quit Now KY is a program setup to give Kentuckians the support they need to make the decision to quit smoking today and every day after. Even if you’re not sure you’re ready to quit, that doesn’t matter. Still call. Across the state, others are trying to make the same decision. Join them and call today to get your support coach: 1-800-QUIT-NOW or enroll here.