Corinne "Ask others how they quit and learn from their experience."
Tito "My family means more to me than a pack of cigarettes. That’s why I quit."
Robert "I started using the gum. That worked for me."
Michael "Don't give up giving up cigarettes."
Bobbie "Focus on the positive; take it a day or even a minute at a time."
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
Ed "Believe that you can do it."
Jim "A cigarette is not controlling my ability to do things."
Representative Cory Atkins "Since quitting, my life is better in 1,000 ways."
"My counselor Trish, from the Quitline is a big reason for my success"
Hometown: North Attleboro
Year quit: 2011
George was a smoker for 40 years and he began smoking when he would sneak cigarettes from his dad. Over the years, he quit several times but this time used the help of the MA Quit Line. Trish helped give him strategies and tips that worked. Now he goes to the gym regularly and has lost weight and feels great.