Moving on yet avoiding relapse by periodic reinforcement
of your personal commitment to Never Take Another Puff!
Congratulations! By the end of week two you are hopefully starting to realize that everything you did as a smoker you will soon being doing as well as or better as an ex-smoker. It's a fact you likely didn't believe when you took that first bold step toward freedom.
The below "moving on" and relapse prevention lessons will aid in avoiding relapse by reinforcing your original commitment to Never Take Another Puff. They are presented in two formats: Dial-Up - as small video files for those with slower dail-up Internet connections and HS/BB - as larger videos for those with high speed or broadband Internet access. All are formatted for Windows Media Player. You can click on this icon to download a Windows Media Player.
Video Title Dial-Up HS/BB Audio Length Added Getting on with the rest of your life 3.39mb 10.10mb 09:21 11/27/06 "I know I am going to gain weight if I quit smoking!" 4.82mb 14.42mb 13:05 11/28/06 "The only time I think of smoking is when I get one of your stupid letters" 3.16mb 9.45mb 08:36 11/27/06 "I'll come for reinforcement when I need it" 3.83mb 11.5mb 10:24 11/08/06 What is your quit smoking mantra? 8.60mb 14.0mb 3.55mb 12:47 11/17/06 "If I relapse I'll smoke until it kills me" 1.58mb 04.4mb 05:11 02/25/07
Commitment Reinforcement & Relapse Prevention Reading
Daily Quitting Lesson Guide
Joel Spitzer has provided smoking cessation and prevention services since 1972. Having started as a volunteer speaker and then a professional staff member of the American Cancer Society, he became smoking programs coordinator for the Rush North Shore Medical Center in Skokie, Illinois. Today Joel provides smoking cessation and prevention services for the Evanston and Skokie Health Departments while also serving as director of education at WhyQuit's Freedom from Tobacco, a free online nicotine dependency recovery forum.
Page created 11/29/06, Last updated 03/23/07 by John R. Polito