It makes perfect sense to do something that’s been shown to be effective at limiting one very important adverse consequence to the individual and society
I was reading about a dramatic increase in cases of Hepatitis C in Maine, a state that, like the rest of the Northeast, has been (continued…)
What I like about resolve is that it has no sell-by date. Resolve focuses on progress, not perfection.
This is the sort of reasoning that leads unthinking legislators to chop funds for substance abuse services whenever there’s a budget shortfall on the horizon. It’s not based on return on investment from treatment, which research demonstrates is phenomenal.
Make specific changes that make it easier to live without tobacco. Your lifestyle should promote your physical, spiritual, and psychological well-being.
There may be new practices specifically to support recovery — taking up yoga or meditation, a sport or hobby, or making important changes in diet or exercise.