VAPING TO STOP SMOKING
HELPING SOMEONE STOP SMOKING
Many people know the effects of smoking first-hand, perhaps after losing family members who have died from cancer or heart disease.
Helping someone stop smoking is a great thing to do.
Many people who start vaping to stop smoking do so because they are encouraged by friends and family. Your support could make a huge difference.
All you have to do, is remind your friend or family member that they’re not alone.
To help someone stop, it can help to understand the bigger picture.
The reasons people smoke can be a mix of physical (nicotine addiction), social (habits) and emotional (relief from stress).
Helping your friends with other stresses in their life, can give improve their chances of successfully stopping smoking.
If you’re a smoker consider switching to vaping too. Stopping together with friends can make the journey a lot easier for both of you.
Be inclusive of all staff. Talk to employees who are vaping to stop smoking about what you can do to support them, while still being considerate about other people.
Stop smoking services support people who are stopping as well the people who support them.
If you’re helping friends stop smoking, what they’re going through affects you too.