Currently, 19% of adults in Joplin are tobacco users. We’re here to help you quit.
It’s easy to start smoking, but quitting is sometimes a difficult process that takes time.
When you make the choice to stop smoking, you do your body so many favors, including dramatically reducing your chances for disease, disability, and organ damage.
By setting a good example, you may even promote tobacco cessation among youth and young adults.
Tobacco use not only harms you, it also affects others in our community through exposure to secondhand smoke, which is the combination of smoke from the burning end of a cigarette and smoke exhaled by smokers. According to the CDC, cigarette smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, affects the cardiovascular system, and can cause lung cancer as well as other serious health problems in children and adults.
No matter your age, no matter if you smoke one cigarette or more than a pack a day, you can stop smoking when you start with a Joplin tobacco cessation resource listed below.