I want to quit because….

With the right support, we believe you can do more than just want to. Find the reason why you want to quit tobacco and stay focused on it. Then, make the call! Even if you’re not sure you’re ready to quit, you aren’t alone. Around 450 others are making the same choice today to seek support from Quit Now KY. You will have someone walking with you through the process to help you not only quit today, but stay quit tomorrow. Sign up for your support coach today!

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.

Quit Now Kentucky is a program that assists tobacco users on their journey to quit. Calling today doesn’t mean you have to make a decision to quit right now. It just means you’re taking the next step on the path toward quitting for good.

Happy Facts – What You Can Expect If You Quit

You might not realize it, but your body begins to repair itself within 20 minutes of choosing to stop smoking. 20 minutes! That’s when your heart rate and blood pressure begin to drop. After your first day, your chance of heart attack begins to decrease. Some have said they saw relief from shortness of breath and sinus congestion within their first month. And, within just a few days, your nerve endings will begin to regenerate, so you can smell and taste better! Sound good? Let’s take the next step. (sources: Smokefree.gov and UChicago Medicine)

Does Quit Now KY Work?

Don’t take it from us, hear from former tobacco users on how it helped them quit and stay quit.

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protecting the environment, providing preventive health
services, and educating our communities to promote
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Pennyrile District Health Department - (270) 388-9747
Caldwell County Health Department - (270) 365-6571
Crittenden County Health Department - (270) 965-5215
Livingston County Health Department - (270) 928-2193
Lyon County Health Department - (270) 388-9763
Trigg County Health Department - (270) 522-8121

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