Industry News in 2010
- Kick the Addiction with Support Around You
- It's Never Too Late or Too Early to Quit Tobacco
- Helping a Loved One Quit Smoking
- Staying ‘Quit’
- How a Health Care Professional Can Help You Quit Smoking
- Helpful Hints for Quitters
- Alcohol and Tobacco
- Smokeless Is Not Harmless: The Truth About Smokeless Tobacco
- ValueOptions® Clarence Jordan Receives Voice Award for Mental Health Consumer Advocacy
- Can Trauma Drama Be Hazardous to Your Health?
Your friends and family can help you succeed in quitting tobacco use. How can they do this? By leading you toward activities that nourish your physical, mental, social and spiritual health.
Many older and middle-aged smokers and tobacco users wrongly believe that it is too late for them to quit because the damage they have done to their health is beyond the point of no return. Not true.
In order for a smoker to quit he has to want to quit. Still, even when a smoker seems resistant, you can nudge him along with your concern and hope for his future.
Tobacco addiction is a chronic life-long condition that is characterized by relapse. Simply stated, tobacco cessation is not a one-time treatment like taking an antibiotic for an infection. Rather, it is a long-term process that involves both biological and psychosocial interventions and life-long maintenance.
Tips on how a health care professional can help you to quit smoking.
Tips that can help as you get ready to quit smoking.
Extensive research supports the popular observation that "smokers drink and drinkers smoke." Moreover, the heaviest alcohol consumers are also the heaviest consumers of tobacco. Concurrent use of these drugs poses a significant public health threat.
Glamorized by major league baseball players for decades, and most recently by NASCAR drivers, the use of smokeless tobacco is increasing among young men and teen-age boys, many of whom have been misled to believe that smokeless tobacco is harmless. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Clarence Jordan, director of recovery and resiliency at ValueOptions®, recently received a consumer leadership honor at the 2010 Voice Awards ceremonies.
Natural disasters can trigger stress and anxiety for arm-chair trauma drama junkies.