You've got your reasons to quit. We've got a program that works. Tired of your tobacco habit? Whether you smoke, chew or dip, Cleveland Clinic's Tobacco Treatment Center can give you the one-on-one support and resources you need to lead a tobacco-free life. Let us create a customized plan based on the latest scientific evidence that will help you succeed. 1. We Tailor a TreaTmenT plan for you.
Our tobacco cessation specialist will help you learn more about your tobacco
use, your past attempts at quitting and your dependence on nicotine. We wil design a treatment plan just for you to increase your chance of success. 2. We combine medicaTion WiTh behavioral Therapy.
Smoking, chewing and dipping are an addiction as well as a habit. Research
shows that the combination of medication and counseling gives the best odds
for successful y quitting tobacco. Medication helps treat the addiction
to nicotine. Medication options include bupropion (Zyban®, Wellbutrin®), varenicline (Chantix®) and nicotine replacement therapy (gum, lozenges or patch). Counseling or behavior change therapy helps you recognize habits and triggers (why you use tobacco) and find effective options for making changes. 3. We sTay in Touch.
Our tobacco treatment specialist will fol ow your progress, offering tips and
encouragement, and celebrate each of your successes. consider These:
What your tobacco treatment sessions will involve
Your first visit with the tobacco treatment specialist will last about 40 minutes.
We will review your medical history, current medications, tobacco history and
Our tobacco treatment specialist will develop a customized treatment
your heart and brain, increasing risks of
plan to help you quit the "SMART" way:
sTraTegy - Use a program tailored for your success. moTivaTion - Make a pact with yourself to keep trying. aWareness - Learn about nicotine addiction, withdrawal and triggers. reasons - Compare pros and cons to identify your top reasons to quit. Tobacco-free life - Set a date to commit to living without tobacco.
We will schedule fol ow-up appointments to check on your progress, make adjustments to your plan and monitor your medications.
When to schedule an appointment We can help you quit whether you're ready now or plan to be ready in six
our Tobacco Treatment specialists can see
months. We can help you if you have reasons to quit but don't know where
you at these cleveland clinic locations:
to start. We can even help you if you know you're not ready to quit but just
want to learn more. Our tobacco treatment specialists are happy to work with
Strongsvil e Family and Surgery Health Center
Call 866.857.1916 to schedule an appointment. Visit us at clevelandclinic.org/tobaccotreatment.
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