Tobacco

Health Hazards & Smoking Cessation

 

Tobacco


Health Hazards & Smoking Cessation

 

 

Health Hazards
Smoking Cessation Programs
Quitting Smoking
Resources
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NJ Smoke-Free Air Act

Smoking remains the leading cause of preventable death and has negative impacts on people at all stages of life. It harms unborn babies, infants, children, adolescents, adults and seniors.

Tobacco kills more Americans each year than alcohol, cocaine, crack, heroin, homicide, suicide, car accidents, fire and AIDScombined.




Health Hazards

 

Cigarette smoking is the single most preventable cause of disease and death in the United States. Every ten seconds, somewhere in the world, someone dies of tobacco-related causes.



Smoking Cessation Programs

 

The good news is that many smokers succeed in quitting. Effective strategies exist to increase the chances of success and resources are available to help.


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Quitting Smoking

 

Quitting smoking has many benefits. It lowers your risk for death caused by tobacco and improves your health.

  • Benefits of Quitting
  • Planning to Quit
  • Start to Quit
  • Don't Let Another Day Go Up in Smoke
  • You Can Quit
  • Reasons Why People Smoke
  • Craving Journal
  • Fighting the Cravings
  • Thinking about Nicotine Replacement Therapy?
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy


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Resources

 

Need information on the health risks of tobacco, secondhand smoke or smoking cessation and its benefits?

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For more information, call 201-634-2707 or email aferrara@co.bergen.nj.us.

 



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