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Benefits of quitting from the CDC

  • Within 20 mins of quitting your heart rate drops
  • Within 2 weeks to 3 months your lung function begins to improve
  • 1 year after quitting your risk of cornary heart disease is HALF that of a smoker
  • 5 years after quitting your risk of stroke is reduced to a similar risk of a non-smoker
  • 10 years after quitting your lung cancer death rate is HALF that of a smoker

Smoking cigarette is the leading cause of preventable death accounting for 1/5 of total US deaths.

Many People want to Quit!

On average 70% of smokers want to quit smoking completely

Approximately 40% of smokers try quitting each year

In 2007, nearly 47 million adults (18 and older) quit completely

SO WHAT's STOPPING YOU?!

 

 

 

Cessation and Treatment Options

Smoking harms nearly every organ and body system and  increases the risk for cancer. The benifits of quitting can be seen as quickly as 20 minutes, and will last a lifetime.
Options for Students

NDSU Student Health Service

North Dakota QuitNet: On-line Services

North Dakota QuitLine: Telephone-Based Counseling at 1-800-QUIT-NOW

Options for Staff

North Dakota QuitNet: On-line Services

North Dakota QuitLine: Telephone-Based Counseling at 1-800-QUIT-NOW

Other Resources

 Did you know that the NDSU Counseling Center offers meditation for stress management activities, where students, faculty, and staff learn and practice mindfulness meditation for increased awareness, presence, and well-being, in a informal, friendly environment?


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Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 9:07:59 AM