Thank you for not smoking As the country commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health, it’s time to celebrate psychologists’ contributions to tobacco control..
NH Soles Lost will be on display at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) on Tuesday, March 18th. 1,700 pairs of shoes representing the 1,700 lives lost to tobacco related illness in NH each year will be presented in a labyrinth. A Memorial Wall will be available for those wishing to remember a family member or friend lost to a tobacco related illnesses. (UNH Health Services)
Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the US, yet more than 45 million Americans still smoke cigarettes. As of 2010, there were also 13.2 million cigar smokers in the US, and 2.2 million who smoke tobacco in pipes. This infographic illustrates findings from the Tobacco Atlas, 4th Edition.
Become aware of your triggers. What times of day or situations do you find the urge to smoke especially strong? Some people find it helpful to make a list of especially difficult times and then strategize around specific ways of changing their habits and routines.