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Quitting smoking? Resources to help keep your New Year’s resolution

Posted at 4:00 PM, Dec 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-30 16:29:47-05

A pledge to stop smoking is a popular New Year’s resolution. The Gallatin City-County Health Department wants to encourage anyone who has this goal in mind.

Health Promotions Specialist Heather Demorest says her department recommends the Quit Line, 1-800- QUIT-NOW. She says this one step increases a person’s chance of quitting by seven to ten times.

“We know if someone calls the Quit Line they get free counseling, free nicotine replacement therapy, and prescribed medication at a reduced cost. All of that has a great impact on helping you on your quit journey,” Demorest said.

You can also find online support to quit smoking by clicking here.