Smoking Cessation

The Treatment Process

Prior to undergoing treatment you will meet a physician who will discuss your quit plan and perform a physical examination.

Treatment Components

  • Your concerns and fears of quitting.
  • The nature of nicotine addiction.
  • The physical, psychological and behavioral aspects of smoking.
  • Withdrawal symptoms and what you can do to cope with them.
  • Your smoking patterns to understand and monitor in order to anticipate and avoid temptation triggers.
  • Stress management strategies like relaxation exercises and positive thinking.
  • Quitting requires attention to both the biology and psychology of smoking.
  • Medically supervised intervention is safe and effective.