Join the Tobacco-Free Movement
Most people don’t use tobacco. This is true when you look at the world, then the U.S. and even drill down to the military. Even though sometimes it might seem as if most your peers are smoking, in reality less than a quarter of military smokes cigarettes. (1) There is a common fear among tobacco users that when you quit, you may lose a few of your friends or social activities. But according to research, you’ll gain new, tobacco-free friends. (2, 3) So, what are you waiting for?
It’s time to quit tobacco and grow your network. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain, including: new friends, more money in your bank account, and better health (immediately and long term). Quit Tobacco – UCanQuit2.org has tools to get you started. On May 31 – World No Tobacco Day – start living your tobacco-free life and use our text message support program to help you quit for good.
SmokefreeMIL is specifically for service members trying to quit tobacco. No matter where you are, as long as you have a cell phone, SmokefreeMIL is there with encouraging words and tips to help you beat that nicotine addiction for good.
On World No Tobacco Day, quit tobacco and know you are quitting with people all around the world. You’ll have even more support with the help of SmokefreeMIL. It’s time to get the help you need and live the life you want! Join the tobacco-free movement. Set your quit date on May 31, World No Tobacco Day by texting MIL to 47848.
1 - https://health.mil/Reference-Center/Reports/2013/02/01/2011-Health-Related-Behaviors-Active-Duty-Executive-Summary
2 - https://www.researchgate.net/publication/305314603_Transitions_in_Smokers'_Social_Networks_After_Quit_Attempts_A_Latent_Transition_Analysis
3 - http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-smoking-networking-idUSKCN10K1UZ