It’s never too late to quit tobacco. Just 12 hours after you quit smoking, the carbon monoxide level in your blood drops to normal. And after one year, your risk of coronary heart disease is half what it was when you were smoking.
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Text “QUIT” to 47848 for daily quit tips.
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smokefree.gov or call 1-800-44U-QUIT for additional quitting resources.
There are many resources available to help youth end their dependence on nicotine, including:
Quitting smoking when you’re pregnant is one of the best things you can do for you and your baby.
According to the CDC, smoking while pregnant can:
It’s never too late to quit tobacco during pregnancy! Here are some benefits to quitting during pregnancy:
Pregnant women are eligible for all the same resources as other adults, plus additional quit coaching sessions from the Utah Tobacco Quit Line.
To get help quitting, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or visit waytoquit.org.
Health care providers are in a unique position to address their patient’s tobacco use and help them become smoke-free. Health care providers should advise their patients to quit because:
The “Ask, Advise, Refer” program encourages all healthcare providers to:
To schedule a provider training on-location at your facility about the Ask, Advise, and Connect program, call 385-468-5350 or email
The Utah Tobacco Quit Line is a free service for both adults and youth in either English or Spanish.
Refer a patient to the Quit Line.
The Quit Line will attempt to contact the patient multiple times. The quit line will also fax your office to inform you of the services that the patient received.
We recommend you note the Quit Line referral in the patient’s medical file to facilitate a follow-up during his or her next office visit.