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Learn from Slip-Ups What if you slip up and use tobacco? A slip doesn’t mean you’ve failed. Look at it as a chance to learn. What were you doing when you used tobacco? Were you with another user? Were you lonely? If you find the reason for your slip, you can make a plan for how to deal with it. Then get right back on track. Any time you slip into tobacco use again, take control and get rid of the tobacco. If you tried to quit before and didn’t succeed, don’t doubt yourself this time. Use what you’ve learned to stay on track. Get Lots of Support Support from others can help you stay free from tobacco. ■■ Ask a friend if you can call and talk when you get 35 the urge to use tobacco. ■■ Ask friends and family members not to use tobacco around you or keep tobacco in the house. Simply being around people when they’re using tobacco puts your health at risk. ■■ Ask a friend or family member who uses tobacco to quit with you. Also, find out if others you know are trying to quit. You can learn from each other. VIDEO Smoking Cessation Check what you’ve learned in Step 6 of this guide.. Click the button to begin the quiz. START


P750-A 7 Steps to a Healthy Heart
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