The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to make a plan to quit smoking, or to plan in advance to quit smoking on that day. By quitting for even one day, smokers take an important steps towards a healthier life. According to the Lorain County Community Health Assessment, in 2011 22% of Lorain County residents were current smokers. Research shows that smokers are most successful in kicking the habit when they have support.
The Lorain County General Health District has put together a Tools to Quit factsheet to help you quit smoking today. This factsheet has links to additional information, Lorain County cessastion group contact information, and the different methods you can use to help you quit smoking. For more live healthy tips follow us on Facebook, like us on Twitter, or call us at 440-323-6367.