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Quit tips

Supporting smokers to kick the habit not only improves their health, but also protects their family and friends from secondhand and third-hand smoke. Here are some quit tips:

 

Tip#1 Get ready Tip#2 Get support from others

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Set a quit day, and stay away from all triggers. Review your past cessation experience and learn from the failures.

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 Support and reminder from family, friends and colleagues help quitters overcome the withdrawal symptoms.

 

 Tip#3 Distract yourself with healthy snacks Tip#4 Get rid of the addiction with toys
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Quitters may crave for cigarettes in the early stage, but it usually lasts for only a few minutes. Taking healthy snacks such as sugar-free chewing gum or fruits helps fight against the withdrawal symptoms.

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Bring a toy along, such as Rubik's Cube, to distract yourself from the craving for tobacco.

 

Tip#5 Stop the craving Tip#6 Live a healthy lifestyle
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 Avoid attending smokers’ gathering and recall the reasons for quitting can increase the successful rate of quitting smoking.

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 Smoking cannot relieve stress. In fact, nicotine in tobacco will raise the adrenaline level and increase heart rate. Developing healthy habit helps relieve stress and replace smoking.

 

Tip#7 Seek professional advice    
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Contact your family doctor or the Integrated Smoking Cessation Hotline at 1833 183 for assistance to defeat your urge to smoke with the guidance from counsellors and drugs for quitting smoking.

   

 

More quit tips and information:

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“Quit Tips Keyarts” designed by Nothing Serious (Chinese version only)

 

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DING Jinru,

HKWMA Chu Shek Lun Secondary School

Champion of “Quit Tips Keyart Design Competition” (2016) (Chinese version only)

 

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SO Yan-ki,

YCH Lim Por Yen Secondary School

First Runner-up of “Quit Tips Keyart Design Competition” (2016) (Chinese version only)

 

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Learn more about smoking cessation services

 

Self Photos / Files - 2-photo-5Smoking Cessation booklet(Chinese version only).

 

 

Supporting smokers to kick the habit not only improves their health, but also protects their family and friends from secondhand and third-hand smoke. Here are some quit tips:

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Tip#1

Get ready

Set a quit day, and stay away from all triggers. Review your past cessation experience and learn from the failures.

Self Photos / Files - 1-photo-2

Tip#2

Get support from others

Support and reminder from family, friends and colleagues help quitters overcome the withdrawal symptoms.

Self Photos / Files - 1-photo-3

 Tip#3

Distract yourself with healthy snacks

Quitters may crave for cigarettes in the early stage, but it usually lasts for only a few minutes. Taking healthy snacks such as sugar-free chewing gum or fruits helps fight against the withdrawal symptoms.

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Tip#4

Get rid of the addiction with toys

Bring a toy along, such as Rubik's Cube, to distract yourself from the craving for tobacco.

 

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Tip#5

Stop the craving

Avoid attending smokers’ gathering and recall the reasons for quitting can increase the successful rate of quitting smoking.

Self Photos / Files - 1-photo-6

 Tip#6

Live a healthy lifestyle

Smoking cannot relieve stress. In fact, nicotine in tobacco will raise the adrenaline level and increase heart rate. Developing healthy habit helps relieve stress and replace smoking.

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Tip#7

Seek professional advice

Contact your family doctor or the Integrated Smoking Cessation Hotline at 1833 183 for assistance to defeat your urge to smoke with the guidance from counsellors and drugs for quitting smoking.

 

More quit tips and information:

Self Photos / Files - 2-photo-1

“Quit Tips Keyarts” designed by Nothing Serious (Chinese version only)

 

Self Photos / Files - 2-photo-2

DING Jinru,

HKWMA Chu Shek Lun Secondary School

Champion of “Quit Tips Keyart Design Competition” (2016)

 

Self Photos / Files - 2-photo-1

SO Yan-ki,

YCH Lim Por Yen Secondary School

First Runner-up of “Quit Tips Keyart Design Competition” (2016)

 

Self Photos / Files - 2-photo-2

Learn more about smoking cessation services

 

Self Photos / Files - 2-photo-1

Smoking Cessation booklet(Chinese version only).