Welcome to QuitCore Session One • Introduction • Name, what are you looking for in attending? • Creating Safe and Secure Guidelines
What we will talk about in this session… • Basic structure & content of the course • Individual Goals • Quitting Support Techniques • Stages of change model (Where am I) • Nicotine Addiction • Self-Monitoring
Where are you at? • Importance • Confidence • Readiness • ________________ • 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Why did you choose to make a change in your tobacco use now?
What are your benefits of becoming tobacco free?
12 Fagerström tolerance questionnaire This scale is used to measure level of dependence or addiction to the nicotine in cigarettes or other forms of tobacco. Pg 12
Quitting Support Technique #1Self-monitoring: When, where & why I use tobacco 13 GOALS To become aware of triggers and cues To stop and think before using tobacco To cut out “automatic” tobacco use To monitor progress: use tracker sheet
Quitting Support Technique #1Self-monitoring: When, where & why I use tobacco 13
Quitting Support Technique #2The butt jar 14 GOAL To give me a powerful negative experience of cigarettes and smoking Keep the jar away from children and pets
Quitting Support Technique #3The money jar 15 GOAL To give a visual cue of how much my tobacco use hurts me financially and to provide for future external rewards when I quit or reduce my use
Self Evaluation - Homework Monitor tobacco use – tracker sheet Change brands of tobacco. Buy only one package at a time Start a butt jar - Start a money jar Invite a support person to attend session 3 My Quit Plan – list reasons to quit using tobacco. Read the “Participant’s Manual