In this video from our Control Your Stress series, Dr. Preeti Parikh explains the importance of a quit smoking day when trying to eliminate smoking from your life.
Dr. Parikh explains why it is crucial to inform your family and friends about this day in order to provide accountability and emotional support. She also gives tips on how to make your quit day more successful.
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