‘Great American Smokeout’ Day (11/21)


On Thursday (11/21), the American Cancer Society is having “The Great American Smokeout” where everyone is encouraged to quit smoking – if even for one day.

The American Cancer Society has a toll-free hotline that can provide local support group information, as well as entry in a phone-based coaching service called the “Quit for Life Program”.

This program pairs a participant up with a “quit coach” who helps them develop a “quit plan”, gives ongoing support, and provides guidance in choosing medicines and where to find them for free or low cost. The number for this hotline is

The chart below has interesting facts about how quitting impacts your body:

Smoking Cessation facts