Commercial tobacco remains the number one preventable cause of death in the United States. However, as with many other health conditions, the devastating effects of commercial tobacco are concentrated along lines of lines of race, gender, poverty, sexuality, mental and chemical health status, HIV status, and houselessness. Quit Partner and Providers The new Minnesota quitline … Continued
Resource Topic: Tobacco Cessation
There is a lot of conflicting information about vape devices, pods, and e-cigarettes. Because they are still relatively new, the long term effects of using them remain unknown. Here is what we do know at the moment: 1. The “vapor” from devices such as pods (i.e. JUUL or suorin) disposable pods, or other e-cigarettes is … Continued
Because nicotine is addictive, it’s tough to quit. Getting through withdrawal symptoms can be a drag. Read on for some useful motivation, information and links including Benefits of Quitting, Cravings and Triggers, Staying Quit, and Supporting Someone Who is Quitting. Benefits of Quitting There are many benefits of quitting tobacco – fewer colds, more energy … Continued
When you’re ready to quit or cut back on nicotine, there are a variety of tools to help. Read below for more information on the MN Quitline, Medications, Text Apps + Online Support, and HIV+ and LGBTQ Specific Resources. MN Quitline Quit Partner offers free resources for all Minnesotans looking to quit any form of … Continued
Considering quitting or cutting back on commercial tobacco? In the midst of a quit or coming back* to try again? Wherever you’re at in your journey, check out these resources for facts, support, motivation, and more. * On average, it takes 4-7 attempts to fully quit tobacco.