Smoking Cessation - How it Works
stop smoking program is based on behavior modification. Participants
are taught 15 steps to follow for 7 full days. If they faithfully
follow the steps, they will quit very easily.
reason it works so very well is that this program is designed to turn
off the longing for a cigarette. Once the urge to smoke is gone it is
very easy to quit.
Volunteer Instructors Needed
prefer to establish a relationship with local churches and faith-based
organizations interested in providing a free pubic service to their
local community. Those organizations often find that they have people
who would like to quit, and then when they succeed they like to share
the blessings they enjoy by teaching others.
is no cost to become trained as an instructor for our smoking cessation
program. We prefer to use instructors who are former smokers, but it is
is provided through a live online webinar. You need to be able to
view the Internet on your computer while listening and talking by phone
to participate in the webinar. The training lasts approximately 60 to
90 minutes depending on the number of questions. We hope to secure
funding that will enable us to produce a training on video so it can be
easily distributed on CD to those who would like to become an
lesson manual is provided to instructors at no cost. The training must
be provided at no cost to the public, and must be made available to
anyone who requests it regardless of church affiliation. It may not be
presented as part of any other program for which there is a fee for
call or write to let us know of your interest to be of service helping
those who would like to stop smoking. Just click the Contact Us link to
If You Want to Quit
use the Contact Us form to write and tell us where you live and we will
find a volunteer in your area who will contact you and arrange to teach
you the lesson. It will take about 90 minutes. You must have a "buddy"
or "coach" who will attend the lesson with you and who is willing to
have personal contact with you each day to encourage and help you.
instructor will offer a location where you can come to take the lesson.
At the end of the week the instructor will meet with you again to give
you a certificate, and for a little celebration of your success.
instructor will most likely be from a local church or faith-based
organization. One of the 15 steps is prayer. You will not be asked for
money, and you will not be asked to learn about the instructor's
church. If you have questions the instructor will answer them, but
unless you ask the subject will not come up.
may wish to ask a leader at your church or other organization if there
is an interest in providing the 15-step program as a public service.
Have them contact us to make the arrangements.