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Smoking Cessation

Do you need help quitting? Tobacco can be as addictive as alcohol, cocaine and morphine. Addiction makes it very hard to kick the habit of tobacco use, but cessation is essential to good health.

Tobacco and its various components increase the risk of cancer, heart attacks and strokes, osteoporosis, chronic lung disease and premature wrinkles. Use the following resources to help you quit smoking and improve your health.  

Deaconess Services

Corporate Wellness
Community Wellness
Chancellor Ctr Lending Library
Clinical Research
Cardiac Rehab
Deaconess Resource Center

Resources and Support

For more information on Smoking Cessation resources, classes and support groups, contact Deaconess Health Finder at 812/450-6000 or .

Health Links

In-Depth Report on Smoking
Nicotine Addiction & Withdrawal
Tips on How to Quit
Reduce the Risks of Second Hand Smoke
Making the Decision to Quit
Smoking Cessation Medications
Nicotine Replacement Therapy

 

 

Online Resources

CDC Tobacco Info
US Surgeon General
ACS Kick the Habit
QuitNet
Indiana Quit Line
SmokefreeWomen.gov
SmokeFree Communities
North American Quitline Consortium
MEDLINE
WebMD
FamilyDoctor.org
Healthfinder.gov
National Institutes of Health
FDA Tobacco Topics


 

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