You CAN
quit smoking
Real Stories
Mary "The cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore. "
Kathleen "The money I saved by quitting smoking put me in the driver’s seat... of my brand new motorcycle."
Michael "Don't give up giving up cigarettes."
Clare "My friends support made all the difference."
Frank "If you have a plan, that is what is important. "
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
Jessica "I was a follower, now I am a leader."
Bonnie "When I quit smoking, my daughter's ashma went away."
Jim "A cigarette is not controlling my ability to do things."

Kathleen

Kathleen's story
"The money I saved by quitting smoking put me in the driver’s seat... of my brand new motorcycle."
Hometown: Wareham
Year quit: 2002
Kathleen had smoked for almost 30 years when she quit. She used the nicotine patch to help and walked three times a week to fight potential weight gain. “The patch gave me the power to walk away from cigarettes,” she says. “Now I feel like I could walk to the next town.” Kathleen shared her story about how she quit to help motivate others to try to stop and to Make Smoking History.
1-800-QUIT-NOW
free booklet
Learn about the Impact Tobacco has on your Community
City/Town
Terms of Use     Privacy Policy     Accessibility     Site Map    
©2006 - 2014 Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program. All rights reserved.