About Tobacco Cessation
It's never too late to quit smoking, no matter how long you've been addicted. If you're like many tobacco users, you know nicotine is bad for you, and maybe you've even made unsuccessful attempts to stop smoking. With support, accountability, and a plan of action, it is possible to stop smoking for good. At Revival Recovery Center, family nurse practitioner Lisa Perna is highly trained in the most effective methods for tobacco cessation. Using personalized treatment plans, she helps patients quit smoking at their own pace. Revival Recovery Center is an addiction outpatient medical treatment facility where our providers partner with patients to achieve long-term outcomes. Please schedule a tobacco cessation consultation at our facility in Brighton, MI.
What Are the benefits of tobacco cessation treatment?
A personalized tobacco cessation treatment plan at Revival Recovery Center can help you quit the habit for good with great benefits, like:
- Customizable treatment options
- Medication to curb cravings
- 1-on-1 counseling and support
- Medical and health education
- Stress management and relaxation techniques
- Improved physical, mental, and emotional health
- Reduced risks for heart disease, stroke, and cancer
"Excellent provider. I read people very well, and she cares about her patients."- J.R. / ZocDoc / Feb 24, 2022
"Very smooth, and thorough."- H.P. / ZocDoc / Feb 15, 2022
"Lisa Perna is, in my opinion, is one of the best in her field. She saw me right away, was attentive, had no ego, and actually listened to me, unlike most doctors I've seen in the past. I recommend her to anyone seeking help for addiction. 5 stars all the way!"- J.C. / ZocDoc / Feb 07, 2022
"Excellent health care provider."- J.R. / ZocDoc / Jan 21, 2022
"Extremely receptive and kind. Listened to every concern and took time to address every single one."- C.P. / ZocDoc / Nov 30, 2021
Am I A Candidate For Tobacco Cessation?
At Revival Recovery Center, our tobacco cessation program is for anyone who has struggled to quit using tobacco and is ready for a more powerful solution to beating the habit for good. No matter if you smoke, dip, or chew, the nicotine in tobacco makes the habit just as difficult to kick as even the most powerful illegal drugs. That's why so many people who use tobacco and quit find themselves picking up the habit over and over again. So if you're ready to put out that final cigarette or toss that last can of smokeless tobacco, Revival Recovery Center's tobacco cessation program is ready to give you the support you need to kick the tobacco habit once and for all.
Our Tobacco Cessation Treatments
By stopping the use of cigarettes, you can lengthen your life expectancy and reduce the risk of harmful health effects, like lung disease, heart disease, stroke, asthma, diabetes, and more. You may also feel healthier with increased energy and fewer symptoms, like coughing. Our treatment program for tobacco cessation often involves a combination of medication, education and counseling. Your treatment will be tailored to you as an individual with a focus on helping you manage smoking triggers by utilizing relaxation techniques, stress management strategies, social support, and prescription and over-the-counter quit smoking aids. Smoking cessation treatment plans can take up to three months. Our goal is to help you achieve lasting success and avoid a relapse in the future.
What Should I Expect After Tobacco Cessation Treatment?
Most people who get over the initial uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms and quit smoking or using tobacco products can expect a noticeable improvement in breathing and lung function, lowered blood pressure, and overall improved quality of life. Exercise and physical activities that used to leave you out of breath are no longer as difficult. Sense of taste and smell often improve. Risks for cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic conditions are dramatically reduced. While the cravings for tobacco may never completely go away, with the lifestyle changes, coping skills, and guidance gained from our program at Revival Recovery Center, you will have the willpower and tools to help keep you tobacco-free.
Tobacco Cessation FAQ
What are the health risks of smoking cigarettes?
The major health risks from smoking cigarettes include:
- Lung disease
- Heart disease
- COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: emphysema, chronic bronchitis)
- Higher risk for tuberculosis
- Certain eye diseases
- Weakened immune system
How many chemicals do cigarettes have in them?
Cigarette smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, with 70 of these chemicals linked to cancer.
What is the best way to quit smoking?
Quitting smoking is often one of the hardest things people will do. Many people attempt to quit by going cold turkey, trying nicotine patches, or slowly smoking less and less, only to start again. That’s why at Revival Recovery in Brighton, MI, we focus on creating a personalized treatment plan unique to each patient. We emphasize support, including in our treatment:
- Managing smoking triggers
- Relaxation techniques
- Stress management strategies
- Social support
- Prescription and over-the-counter quit smoking aids
Why is quitting smoking so hard?
Nicotine, the main addictive drug in tobacco, is the driving factor that makes quitting smoking so difficult. Nicotine has several effects on the brain and creates a physical addiction by:
- Triggering the release of chemicals in the brain that make you feel good
- Changing the way your brain works
- Creating irritability, anxiety, and unease when you quit
Discover the Benefits of Quitting Smoking
Quitting smoking may be one of the hardest things you'll ever do, but with personalized support, success is possible. At Revival Recovery Center, we offer customized medical treatments. Let us help you become a nonsmoker so you can lead a healthier lifestyle. To schedule a tobacco cessation consultation and learn about insurance and payment options, contact our addiction treatment center in Brighton, MI.