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Quitting Smoking (Tobacco)

Smoking is one of the most significant factors associated with many diseases, including cancer, stroke, breathing difficulties (e.g., asthma, COPD), and for risks for babies of mothers who smoke. While these are longstanding and well-understood facts, quitting smoking is far easier said than done.

Understanding how difficult it is to stop smoking is the first step in choosing a method best suited to helping you start your smoke-free life.

Many smoking cessation programs are fully covered by Yale Health. Members often find Yale’s smoking cessation program helpful in determining the best option for them, and the team-based approach highly motivating. It’s hard. We can help.