Quit With A Friend
Remember the buddy system in elementary school? That same system can be used to stop smoking. After studying the quit rates of 1,000 people in treatment programs, some who met one on one and others who met with a group or at a stop smoking rehab center, researchers at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health found the group quit rate at six months was 41 percent (12 points higher than the one-on-oners). That means that just by quitting with a friend, you’re almost 50 percent more likely to succeed. If you don’t have any friends who smoke, head to the stop smoking forums all over the internet. You will always be able to find someone who lives close to you that you can befriend for the journey.