How to Start (and Maintain) Your Tobacco-Free Story

Once upon a time, there was an Oklahoman who wanted to quit tobacco. It’s a story that’s never been told the same way twice, as everyone’s path is different. Where are you in your story? First time trying to quit? In the thick of it? At the end? No matter where you are, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline has the tools...

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Take Control of Your Cravings

Learn the "What" and "Why" of tobacco cravings and how you can fight back. Quitting tobacco is something to celebrate. It takes guts to quit. Give yourself a well-earned pat on the back for taking this huge step. Now it’s time for the tricky part. Cravings can be one of the toughest parts of quitting tobacco. That’s why it’s important...

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Blowing Smoke: Myths and Facts About Smoking While Pregnant

Learn the risks of using tobacco while pregnant… and why it's important to quit. Pregnancy can be one of the most exciting times in a woman's life, but it can also bring big changes. Another thing it often brings? Advice from well-meaning friends and family. Much of their advice may be helpful, but some myths related to smoking while pregnant...

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What type of tobacco quitter are you?

Different types. Different needs. Get the help you need to quit tobacco. The only thing more important than getting help? Getting the right help. One of the biggest steps in quitting tobacco is finding help that's just right for you. Are you a Social Quitter? A Private Quitter? A Relentless Quitter? A Family First Quitter? Learn more about what type...

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Staying Tobacco Free: 3 Tips from Former Smokers

Whether you've tried quitting once or a thousand times, staying tobacco free can be hard, but don’t give up. Check out these tips from former smokers. In your journey to being tobacco free, it's important to know you're not alone. 1. Find People Who Inspire You Many smokers have discovered something amazing — quitting is easier when you focus on...

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5 Ways to Conquer Triggers During Hispanic Heritage Month

From September 15 through October 15, individuals across Oklahoma will celebrate another fun and eventful National Hispanic Heritage Month. While the month is sure to be filled with delicious food, social gatherings and exciting events, you may also run into several triggers to use tobacco. Avoiding triggers altogether could be difficult. So it’s important to make a plan to deal...

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Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline Sees a Double-Digit Increase in Registrants Following Price Increase

OKLAHOMA CITY (August 6, 2018) – The July 1 cigarette and little cigar price increase has encouraged Oklahomans to quit, and thousands are reaching out to the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), for free services to help quit tobacco. According to preliminary data, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline has seen an 85 percent increase...

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How to Beat Cravings: 31 Ways for 31 Days.

The key to quitting tobacco? Taking it one day at a time. But what does that mean? As you go about your day, you’ll probably encounter nicotine cravings. Fortunately, the average craving only lasts about 10 minutes. But, those 10 minutes can feel like an eternity if you have no plan for handling them. That’s why it’s important to have...

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Trying to quit tobacco and need support? You’re not alone.

Forty percent of smokers who quit said that support from others played a significant role in their success. Good news - support is exactly what the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline provides. The Helpline offers plenty of one-on-one encouragement for tobacco users. It connects Oklahomans with a supportive community of advocates, quit coaches and people who have successfully quit smoking. When you...

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NEED HELP KEEPING YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION? TURN TO THE OKLAHOMA TOBACCO HELPLINE

Free Services Available Statewide for Oklahomans Quitting Tobacco OKLAHOMA CITY – December 29, 2017 – Thinking about quitting tobacco in the new year? The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), provides FREE resources to Oklahomans who are thinking about quitting tobacco, currently quitting tobacco, former tobacco users wanting to stay tobacco-free and those who...

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