How do I help my teenager stop smoking?

How do I help my teenager stop smoking?

Offer your own suggestions as well:

  1. Know your reasons. Ask your teen to think about why he or she wants to stop smoking.
  2. Set a quit date. Help your teen choose a date to stop smoking.
  3. Avoid temptation.
  4. Be prepared for cravings.
  5. Consider stop-smoking products.
  6. Seek support.

How can I help my son stop smoking?

Here are some tips on how to help your teen quit smoking:

  1. Get their view.
  2. Give your teen the facts.
  3. Help them make a plan.
  4. Get rid of temptation.
  5. Get help from your GP.
  6. Help them stay active.
  7. Be their champion.
  8. Celebrate success.

What’s the best way for a teen to stop smoking?

If you smoke, quit. The earlier you stop smoking, the less likely your teen is to become a smoker. Ask your doctor about ways to stop smoking. In the meantime, don’t smoke in the house, in the car or in front of your teen, and don’t leave cigarettes where your teen might find them.

Is there a helpline for teen smokers?

The Helpline offers valuable tips/advice and interesting features for people of all ages! Encourage your teen to connect with us by phone (call 1-800-363-5864 or the number on the cigarette pack), online (, email ([email protected]) or text (709)700-7002.

How to keep kids and teens from smoking and vaping?

These campaigns are even more effective when supported by school-based and family-based programs. Providing quit smoking programs. Affordable and accessible smoking cessation programs can help young smokers quit as well as parents and caregivers who want to model healthier behavior.

What kind of cigarettes are safe for teens to smoke?

Smokeless tobacco, clove cigarettes (kreteks) and candy-flavored cigarettes (bidis) are sometimes mistaken as less harmful or addictive than are traditional cigarettes. Teens also often think that water pipe (hookah) smoking is safe.