Behavioral counseling for tobacco cessation consists of psychoeducation in combination with evidence-based behavior change techniques including stimulus control, self-monitoring, goal-setting, implementation planning, and problem-solving. Specific content topics include the harms of smoking/benefits of quitting, coping with cravings and withdrawal, setting a quit date, managing social influences, and relapse prevention.
Participants can choose to receive behavioral counseling in group v. individual format:
Group Sessions: Participants will be offered the opportunity to attend 6 weekly 60-90 minute sessions Individual Sessions: Participants will be offered the opportunity to attend up to 12 30-45 minute sessions on a schedule mutually agreed upon between interventionist and participant
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