Top 10 Tips to Reduce Stress During the Holidays

The holidays can be a joyful time of celebration as well as a major source of stress. The hectic schedules. The constant togetherness. The delicious foods. For a smoker trying to quit, it can feel like the temptation to smoke is as common as a Christmas carol. To master holiday stress management, it’s important to

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Tricks to Beat Nicotine Cravings this Halloween

Between the candy and parties, a stress-related tobacco craving could be lurking anywhere on Halloween. To help ward off nicotine cravings, it’s important to recognize your triggers, or things that cause an action or craving, and know how to deal with them. Common triggers you might run into this month include: If possible, avoid smoking

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FAQs on How to Quit Tobacco with the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline

If you’re thinking about quitting tobacco, your first question may be, “Where do I start?” The short answer: with the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline. The Helpline is a FREE service available 24/7. We don’t lecture or judge you — we simply provide the tools and support you need to quit tobacco your own way. That includes

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FAMILY AND FRIENDS

Tips and Advice for Helping Loved Ones Quit Smoking. Tragically, smoking kills nearly 500,000 loved ones in the United States each year. Friends, family members and significant others can play a big part in helping a person quit tobacco. That’s because people who feel supported are more likely to quit. About 40 percent of smokers

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THIS FATHER’S DAY, BE TOBACCO FREE

OKLAHOMA CITY – June 14, 2017 –  The influence of a father in the lives of his children is unparalleled. This Father’s Day, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline encourages fathers to take the first step to a healthier life for themselves and their families by quitting tobacco. TSET Executive Director, John Woods, is no stranger to

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5 Summer Quit Tips to Leave Tobacco Behind

Sometimes a change of season is all you need to make other changes in your life. This summer, take a break from unhealthy habits and start a fresh routine. If you’re ready to quit tobacco, tips like these can help. You can also visit OKhelpline.com or call 1-800-QUIT NOW for nonjudgmental support and FREE, customizable

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THIS MOTHER’S DAY, CELEBRATE A TOBACCO FREE LIFE

OKLAHOMA CITY – May 10, 2017 — This Mother’s Day, May 14, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline wishes Oklahoma mothers and their families a happy, healthy and tobacco-free life. Caroline, of Collinsville, grew up surrounded by a family of smokers. At age 13, she tried her first cigarette, and became a regular smoker for the next

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Spring Cleaning — 6 Tips to Help You Stop Smoking

Quitting tobacco is one of the smartest decisions you can make and is a huge first step on the road to a healthier life. Along the way, you’ll face cravings and other unhealthy distractions that will try to sidetrack you. When quitting tobacco, learning how to overcome cravings is key to staying on course. One

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10 Tips to Help Tobacco Users Reduce Stress

For a tobacco user trying to quit, life can be stressful and loaded with triggers. Even happy events, like holidays with family or a pregnancy, can be stressful. To master stress management, it’s important to know what your triggers are and how to deal with them. What are the stresses in your life? Take some

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OKLAHOMA TOBACCO HELPLINE ENCOURAGES OKLAHOMANS TO QUIT SMOKELESS TOBACCO DURING THROUGH WITH CHEW WEEK FEB. 19-25

OKLAHOMA CITY – February 17, 2017 – The benefits of quitting smokeless tobacco are endless. Throughout Through With Chew Week, February 19-25, smokeless tobacco users are encouraged to explore the services offered by the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET). “During Through With Chew Week, the Helpline is focused

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