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Great American Smokeout

cigarette put out in ashtray


Thu. Nov 16, 2023, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm ET




It’s Never Too Late to Stop Smoking.

Whole Health is going to be in the atrium lobby on November 16th to offer information on resources for Veterans wanting to stop smoking. In observation of the Great American Smokeout, VA reminds Veterans that “It’s Never Too Late” to stop smoking.

We offer a variety of support options — including prescription medications, hypnosis, nicotine replacement therapy and tobacco use counseling — to Veterans who want to stop smoking.


Available Resources

COUNSELING | Call 1-855-QUIT-VET (1-855-784-8838) to speak to a tobacco cessation counselor between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday. Quit VET connects Veterans to a trained counselor who can help develop a quit plan and provide ongoing counseling and support to prevent relapse.

MEDICATIONS | Talk to your doctor about using the patch, gum, lozenges, or other medications to help you quit. Watch a vide to learn about VA's proven approach, combining counseling with medication.

TEXT SUPPORT | Sign up for SmokefreeVET to receive texts with tips and tools to beat cravings by texting VET to 47848. Benefits of signing up for SmokefreeVET include regular text messages and extra support at your fingertips when you text the keywords URGE, STRESS, SMOKED, and DIPPED to 47848.

and more! Stop by the Whole Health table to learn about all the local resources available.

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