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  1. Tobacco Cessation Setting the Stage to Quit:an Overview of the Process © 2009 Magellan Health Services, Inc.

  2. Your Experience • Length of time using tobacco • Past efforts to quit • Your benefit from quitting

  3. Why Quit? • Health benefits • Money savings • Focus on a positive result

  4. Nutrition Exercise Deep breathing Sleep Visualization Relax, stretch, reach Reframe Manage time Change the scene Smile Mood Management

  5. Environmental Triggers Events People Feelings

  6. Healthy Alternatives • Replace tobacco with something pleasurable • Select event or feeling or person that triggers tobacco use • Discuss healthy alternatives in place of tobacco

  7. Detox • Consult your doctor • Nicotine gum • Nicotine patch • Nicotine nasal spray • Nicotine inhaler • Prescription

  8. Relapse • Tobacco risk situation • Inadequate coping response • Opportunity to fine tune coping strategies • Be kind to yourself

  9. Tips for Staying Quit • Buddy system • Monitor yourself for signs of fatigue • Use simple relaxation techniques • Patience & Persistence

  10. Resources • American Lung Associationwww.lungusa.org • American Cancer Societywww.cancer.org • Your Assistance Programwww.magellanhealth.com/member

  11. Call toll-free 800-308-4934 or visit us at www.Magellanhealth.com/member 24 hours a day/7 days a week Thank you! Your Employee Assistance Program