Video Quit Smoking Lessons
for the First Day of Your Quit
The below quit smoking lessons are presented in four formats: Dial-Up - as smaller video files for those with slower dail-up Internet connections; HS/BB - as larger videos for those with high speed or broadband Internet access; Audio - as audio files without video; and MP3 - as audio files for use on MP3 players. All are formatted for Windows Media Player. You can click on this icon to download a Windows Media Player.
Video Title Dial-Up HS/BB Audio MP3 Length Added Starting day one of your quit 3.28mb 5.84mb 4.09mb 09:03 11/21/06 "Why did I ever start smoking?" 1.23mb 12.1mb 0.50mb 1.54mb 03:22 09/27/06 Why do smokers smoke? 2.65mb 5.70mb 8.31mb 18:08 11/07/06 The fear of quitting smoking 4.09mb 12.3mb 5.04mb 11:08 11/11/06 "I know I will quit smoking!" 2.37mb 23.5mb 0.96mb 2.98mb 06:30 09/29/06 Lung cancer 3.04mb 6.55mb 8.58mb 18:48 11/05/06 The Palmolive bottle demonstration 2.84mb 19.1mb 1.15mb 3.55mb 07:45 10/11/06 See how smoking destroys the lungs 1.55mb 4.59mb 1.87mb 04:13 11/27/06 Heart and circulatory diseases 2.81mb 5.93mb 8.82mb 19:18 11/03/06 Premature deaths caused by smoking 1.84mb 3.62mb 5.72mb 12:33 11/06/06 How did the people you know quit smoking? 1.90mb 18.8mb 0.77mb 2.34mb 05:10 09/27/06 Quitting by gradual withdrawal 2.35mb 7.54mb 1.03mb 3.25mb 07:13 10/18/06 "I'll be a nervous wreck forever if I quit smoking" 3.87mb 11.6mb 0.81mb 4.77mb 10:30 11/29/06 Common symptoms 2.18mb 21.6mb 0.88mb 2.69mb 05:55 09/28/06 Telling others that you have quit smoking 2.53mb 7.58mb 1.30mb 4.07mb 08:57 10/17/06 Carrying cigarettes 1.85mb 5.70mb 0.99mb 3.02mb 06:39 10/17/06
Supplemental Day One Reading
Daily Quitting Lesson Guide
Joel Spitzer has provided smoking cessation and prevention services since 1972. Having started as a volunteer speaker and then a professional staff member of the American Cancer Society, he became smoking programs coordinator for the Rush North Shore Medical Center in Skokie, Illinois. Today Joel provides smoking cessation and prevention services for the Evanston and Skokie Health Departments while also serving as director of education at WhyQuit's Freedom from Tobacco, a free online nicotine dependency recovery forum.
Page created 11/29/06, Last updated 01/13/08 by John R. Polito