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

Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRTs) are effective tools that can help reduce withdrawal feelings by giving you a small controlled dose of nicotine. Research shows that NRTs are safe and that they can dramatically increase your chances of a sustained quit.
Improve your chances of quitting by focusing your energy on the reasons why you are quitting. This Monday, make a list of the motivating factors that are driving you to quit smoking.
Experiencing a range of emotions is a normal part of the human experience, but these swings are exacerbated after you quit smoking cigarettes.
Why not pick a Monday to quit smoking? Mondays provide you with 52 opportunities for a fresh start on the first day of the week, for a whole year. Learn four tips that can help you get started.
To prepare you for a healthy and happy new year, we are sharing our most popular Quit & Stay Quit Monday articles from 2020, from the health benefits of quitting to strategies for fighting off cravings.
Smokers know that cigarette cravings can strike unexpectedly, but being prepared for these moments can help you resist these urges when they inevitably arise. One simple technique that can be applied at any moment is deep breathing.
Quit Covid feature
Although there’s no direct evidence connecting cigarette smoking with an increased likelihood of contracting COVID-19, people with a history of cigarette use are at a higher risk of developing serious respiratory illnesses.
This holiday season, let your loved ones support your quit from afar. A virtual check-in system allows you to use your network of friends and family to keep you committed to your quit, even when you're not under the same roof.

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.