Quitting Smoking: How Family and Friends Can Help
Helping someone decide to quit
You can gently encourage someone who smokes to quit. Think of your comments about smoking as only one event that moves that person toward quitting.
Helping someone who is quitting
Family and friends are a valuable source of support and motivation for a person who is trying to quit smoking. People who have already quit are an even greater source of comfort and can offer tips for success.
If a person who smokes asks for your support while trying to quit, you can:
Helping someone who relapses
Most people try to quit smoking many times before they are successful. Don't give up your efforts. If the person you care about fails to quit, you can:
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