Testimonials from previous participants of Quit Smoking program
Jenny works at a Film & Television Production Company in Sydney and completed the Quit Smoking Program in 2011:
“Quitting smoking was always on my New Year to do list, but something I just never got around to doing. I smoked a pack a day for over 10 years and as each year passed I was more and more conscious of the fact that I wanted and needed to quit but I just didn’t think I could. I had tried going cold turkey numerous times and each time was unbearable so it was never successful. Even the horrific cost of smokes or the nasty images on the packets weren't enough for me to quit.
When my workplace announced that they were offering a quit smoking program I jumped at the chance. The course gave me up to date information and excellent strategies to deal with not just the physical aspects of smoking but also the mental and emotional attachment. There was never any pressure to quit by a certain date or to use a particular quit smoking product. I found the group class was very beneficial, I gained insights by hearing other peoples stories and there was great encouragement as we started to consider life as a non-smoker.
With the right information about quit smoking products I decided to give patches ago and I was really surprised at how much they helped. I found the build up to quitting far worse than actually quitting! I have been a non-smoker now for over 7 months and I feel fantastic for finally achieving my goal, not to mention a lot of extra cash in my wallet! I don’t have any cravings or miss smoking at all!
Both myself and my fiancé are still smoke free thanks to your program! Even though he wasn’t able to attend the course, the information I passed on was enough to give him the inspiration and motivation to quit."
Carol and Carl work at a large Australian marketing and distribution company and completed the Quit Smoking Program in 2011:
Carol: "Hi, I have been a non-smoker for nearly 4 months now. I was a smoker for 39 years and had never attempted to give up before. My workplace provided a Quit Smoking Program which I decided to attend as I had been thinking about quitting. The program was a really big help in my quitting. The support from the group and the instructor was outstanding and without them, I am not sure I would have made it. I would highly recommend this program to anyone wishing to give up smoking."
Carl: "I’d wanted to stop smoking for years, but I could never find the right time, and essentially, I just didn’t know how. I had been a pack a day smoker for more than 20 years, and had never tried to stop before. Attending the ‘Quit Group’ run by James gave me the motivation and equipped me with the knowledge and a plan to stop smoking. I haven’t had a cigarette for four months, and I feel good about that. I highly recommend the ‘Quit Group’ sessions to anyone who wants to stop smoking."