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

Quit Environment Feature
Let’s clear the air: quitting smoking isn’t just good for your health; it’s also good for the health of the planet. This Monday, consider how smoking affects the air inside and outside.
Understanding triggers and knowing how to handle them when they arise are two essential pieces of a successful quit plan. This Monday, learn how to identify (and conquer) your triggers with some simple techniques and practices that are easy to apply to your day-to-day rou...
What keeps smokers hooked? A big part of the answer is nicotine. Learn how this addictive chemical affects your mind and body, and use this knowledge to fuel your Quit Monday.
A quit plan prepares you for obstacles and challenges, but it also serves as a record of past successes and problem areas. By writing down a quit plan, you’ll know what to expect over the course of your quit journey and learn how to handle difficult scenarios.
Quit Stay Busy Feature
Keeping your mouth, mind, and body busy can help you overcome cravings. Here are five things you can do when you feel the urge to smoke.
Quit Pets Featured
This Monday is a good time to think about how secondhand smoke from your smoking can impact your loved ones, children and pets.
The 5-R Model for smoking cessation is all about organizing and analyzing the risks of smoking and the benefits of quitting. By understanding the risks, rewards, and roadblocks, you can increase the likelihood of a successful quit.
Many smokers fear that quitting smoking will lead to unwanted weight gain. But this doesn’t have to be the case. This Monday learn how healthy snacking can help.

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.