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NDQuits

No single method of quitting tobacco works for everyone, which is why NDQuits offers several free options so you can find the way that works best for you. All NDQuits services include free counseling, advice and support and free nicotine replacement products for those who qualify.
Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW to sign up or learn more and register online here.


Baby & Me Tobacco Free Program
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If you are pregnant and use tobacco, quitting is the most important decision you can make for you and your baby. The Baby & Me Tobacco Free program provides four prenatal sessions to teach expecting mothers ways to modify behavior and avoid triggers. Those who are successful with the program by remaining tobacco free will receive diaper vouchers to spend on diapers or wipes.

Learn more about the Baby & Me Tobacco Free program.



Benefits of Quitting:
After quitting tobacco, your body will begin to heal itself within minutes. Here’s how you’ll become healthier after quitting:
  • 20 minutes: Blood pressure decreases, heart rate returns to normal and the temperature of your hands and feet increases.
  • 2 hours: Nicotine in your system is significantly lower.
  • 8 hours: Oxygen in your blood increases to a normal level as your carbon monoxide level drops.
  • 24 hours: Risk of heart attack decreases.
  • 48 hours: Send of smell and taste improve.
  • 2 to 4 days: Nicotine by-products are gone from your system.
  • 2-9 weeks: Coughing and shortness of breath decreases and circulation improves.
  • 3 months: Fertility improves for both men and women.
  • 1 year: Risk of coronary heart disease is half that of a smoker.
  • 5 years: Risk of lung cancer drops by half.
  • 5 – 15 years: Risk of a stroke is the same as someone who never smoked.
  • 10 years; Risk of coronary heart disease is the same as someone who never smoked.