Are You Ready To Quit Tobacco?
Take advantage of your health benefits TODAY!
Try one of these online resources:
TRICARE® Smoking Cessation Program TRICARE® covers:
Tobacco cessation counseling from TRICARE-authorized providers in the United States.
Tobacco cessation products are covered through home delivery or at a military pharmacy
YOU CAN QUIT 2 has materials for personalized quit plans; 24/7 chat with cessation coaches.
Centers for Disease Control Tips From Former Smokers has real stories of people living with smoking-related diseases and disabilities.
smokefree.gov offers free text messaging programs that give 24/7 advice and tips for becoming smoke free.
All health plans in the Federal Employment Health Benefit (FEHB) program cover for free:
• counseling sessions
• approved tobacco cessation medications, including over-the-counter medications
• no copayments, coinsurance or deductibles
• treatment for cigarettes, snuff and chewing tobacco
More information can be found on the OPM.gov website
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Safety Alert with use of Electronic Cigarettes Potential burn injuries from e-cigarette coming in contact with batteries
Smokeless Tobacco (National Cancer Institute) Smokeless tobacco is tobacco that is not burned. It is also known as chewing tobacco, oral tobacco, spit or spitting tobacco, dip, chew, and snuff. Smokeless tobacco is not a safe substitute for cigarettes.
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) A monthly CDC publication to communicate vital health information on select topics.
Withdrawal Symptoms and Triggers (National Cancer Institute) Quitting is the only way that smokers can substantially reduce their risk of disease. Staying busy and avoiding what tempts you to smoke will help you manage withdrawal symptoms and avoid your triggers to smoke.