Make Monday Your Day to Quit… and Stay Quit

We support smokers with weekly tips and a check-in tool and offer a Program Enhancement Guide for tobacco cessation professionals.

Weekly Practices

Strong Lungs Feature
Smoking tobacco damages the lungs, but when you quit, you give your lungs a chance to recover. In a few weeks you’ll start breathing better, wheezing less, and feeling stronger.
When it comes to cigarettes, use your diet as another way to help you quit. This Monday, we share four foods that taste good and actually have the power to discourage you from smoking.
Prepare yourself for all the physical symptoms you’ll experience when you stop smoking cigarettes — the good, the bad, and the jitters.
This Monday, skip the smoke break and listen to a special playlist if you feel stressed.
There’s an abundance of online tobacco cessation groups available to help support your quit. Online “quit” groups are not the same as in-person counseling, but they do come with their own set of unique benefits.
When you’re spending the night out with others, preparation is the key to staying committed to you quit. This Monday, learn how you can plan ahead to avoid smoking triggers and combat your cravings.
When you use every Monday as a chance to quit smoking, you’ll be amazed at all you get back.
Weight gain is a common concern for cigarette smokers looking to quit. This Monday try exercise which can act as a healthy appetite suppressant.

Success Stories

To reach its Native American and Spanish-speaking residents, the Pima County Health Department tasked Quit and Stay Quit Monday to provide 12-weeks of specialized smoking cessation materials.
The Virginia Department of Health partnered with Quit and Stay Quit Monday to promote the adoption of tobacco-free workplace policies with the ultimate goal of increasing employee utilization of the state’s quitline.
The partnership between QSQM and CEASE is an important one because it shows how wellness programs can be enhanced and embellished through the adoption of the Monday Refresh or weekly cue to recommit to your goal.

Start a Quit & Stay Quit Monday Program

Find the resources you need to start a Quit & Stay Quit Monday tobacco cessation program in your community.