Kick the Nic - Stop Smoking Now
Are you ready to stop smoking? Have you tried to quit? Research shows that combining group support, individual counseling, and nicotine replacement can increase success! You can participate in each of the following services separately, or in combination.
Achieve your goal to stop smoking by partnering with our smoking cessation counselor. Your long-term success begins with a comprehensive assessment and a review of your need for nicotine replacement and/or prescription medications. You can stop smoking without experiencing the withdrawal symptoms. Your ongoing, individual appointments will include reviewing your medications, setting up your environment for success, setting weekly action steps, and learning skills to manage urges and change behavior. May be covered by insurance.
Individual appointments. Facilitators: Smoking cessation counselor
Smoking cessation video series
Smoking Cessation Series 1
Ida Corby, a respiratory therapist at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula discusses tobacco dependency and nicotine.
Smoking Cessation Series 2
Ida Corby, a respiratory therapist at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula discusses what smoking does to your heart and how you can harm those around you with second-hand smoke.
Smoking Cessation Series 3
Ida Corby, a respiratory therapist at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula discusses medications versus going cold turkey when thinking about quitting smoking.
Quit smoking: Cathleen’s success story
Cathleen McChesney was a closet smoker. Find out how she quit, with help from Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula's Kick the Nic program.