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Joel Spitzer has provided smoking cessation and prevention services since 1972. Having started as a volunteer speaker and then a professional staff member of the American Cancer Society, he became smoking programs coordinator for the Rush North Shore Medical Center in Skokie, Illinois, followed by providings smoking cessation and prevention services for the Evanston and Skokie Health Departments, while also serving as director of education online here at WhyQuit.

Get Windows Media Player The below lessons are presented in at least one of four formats: Dial-Up - as smaller video files for those with slower dail-up Internet connections; HS/BB - as larger videos for those with high speed or broadband Internet access; YouTube - as fast loading video clips stored at the YouTube.com site; and MP3 - as audio files for use on MP3 players. All except for the YouTube clips are formatted for the Windows Media Player. You can click on this icon to download a Windows Media Player.

Videos to watch the day you quit smoking

Video Title
You
Tube
Dial-Up
HS/BB
MP3
Length
Added
Introduction to Joel's stop smoking video library UTube 1.13mb 10.8mb 1.83mb 10:05 03/28/12
How to best utilize these videos UTube None None None 06:17 03/29/12
Make a list of why you want to quit smoking UTube 2.26mb 6.76mb 2.77mb 06:09 11/22/06
Using these videos to quit smoking UTube 4.02mb 12.0mb 5.04mb 11:07 11/21/06
Starting day one of your quit UTube 3.28mb 5.84mb 4.09mb 09:03 11/21/06
"Why did I ever start smoking?" UTube 1.23mb 12.1mb 1.54mb 03:22 09/27/06
Why do smokers smoke? UTube 2.65mb 5.70mb 8.31mb 18:08 11/07/06
The fear of quitting smoking UTube 4.09mb 12.3mb 5.04mb 11:08 11/11/06
Heart and circulatory diseases UTube 2.81mb 5.93mb 8.82mb 19:18 11/03/06
Lung cancer UTube 3.04mb 6.55mb 8.58mb 18:48 11/05/06
The Palmolive bottle demonstration UTube 2.84mb 19.1mb 3.55mb 07:45 10/11/06
See how smoking destroys the lungs UTube 1.55mb 4.59mb 1.87mb 04:13 11/27/06
Premature deaths caused by smoking UTube 1.84mb 3.62mb 5.72mb 12:33 11/06/06
How did the people you know quit smoking? UTube 1.90mb 18.8mb 2.34mb 05:10 09/27/06
Quitting by gradual withdrawal UTube 2.35mb 7.54mb 3.25mb 07:13 10/18/06
"I'll be a nervous wreck forever if I quit smoking" UTube 3.87mb 11.6mb 4.77mb 10:30 11/29/06
Common symptoms UTube 2.18mb 21.6mb 2.69mb 05:55 09/28/06
Telling others that you have quit smoking UTube 2.53mb 7.58mb 4.07mb 08:57 10/17/06
Carrying cigarettes UTube 1.85mb 5.70mb 3.02mb 06:39 10/17/06




Supplemental Quitting Day Reading

 



Daily Quitting Lesson Guide

starting your quit
Day one (1) of quitting smoking cigarettes Day four (4)of quitting smoking cigarettes
Day two 2)of quitting smoking cigarettes Day six (3)of quitting smoking cigarettes
Day three(3)of stopping smoking cigarettes The second week of quitting smoking cigarettes
Getting on with your nicotine and cigarette free life


 

Joel Spitzer has provided smoking cessation and prevention services since 1972. Having started as a volunteer speaker and then a professional staff member of the American Cancer Society, he became smoking programs coordinator for the Rush North Shore Medical Center in Skokie, Illinois. Today Joel provides smoking cessation and prevention services for the Evanston and Skokie Health Departments while also serving as director of education at WhyQuit's Freedom from Tobacco, a free online nicotine dependency recovery forum.



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Page created 11/29/06 and last updated December 29, 2010 by John R. Polito