Corinne "Ask others how they quit and learn from their experience."
Betty "Cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore."
Robert "I started using the gum. That worked for me."
Steve "I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Mary "The cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore. "
Liz "With a good support system, if you fail, they will help you get up again."
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. "
Representative Cory Atkins "Since quitting, my life is better in 1,000 ways."
"I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Hometown: New Bedford
Year quit: 1996
Steve is a cardiovascular technologist and an ex-smoker. He got help to quit through a quit-smoking program. He says “You have to have a reason. You have to be motivated. And if you don’t quit the first time, you’ve got to keep trying.” Steve shared his story about quitting to help motivate others to try to stop and to Make Smoking History.