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Stay Quit Coach
Mobile Apps: Stay Quit Coach
Mobile Apps: Stay Quit Coach 2.0
Stay Quit Coach 2.0 is a free, easy-to-use mobile app designed to help anyone who would like to quit or reduce use of cigarettes, electronic nicotine delivery systems, cigars and chewing tobacco. The app is intended to offer readily available support and information for adults who are in the process of quitting or who have already quit. Stay Quit Coach 2.0 helps users identify their personal reasons for quitting, set goals, and track their progress over time. It provides information about tobacco use and nicotine withdrawal. Interactive tools help users cope with urges and motivational messages help users stay tobacco-free.
Stay Quit Coach 2.0 is designed to be used while working with a clinical provider. It may be helpful as a self-help tool but does not replace clinical care.
Use Stay Quit Coach 2.0 to:
- Set goals for cutting back or quitting tobacco
- Log use of multiple tobacco products in real-time
- Track your progress over time
- Develop personalized coping plans to manage urges
- Access science-based information about successfully quitting smoking
- Work with a breathing tool to manage stress
- Learn strategies for managing lapses
- Access resources for getting support
Introduction to the Stay Quit Coach 2.0 app
Stay Quit Coach 2.0 is a free and publicly available mobile app for people who like to reduce their use of nicotine or tobacco products.
Privacy and Security
Any data created by the user of this app are only as secure as the phone/device itself. Use the security features on your device if you are concerned about the privacy of your information. Users are free to share data; as the self-monitoring data belong to each user, HIPAA concerns do not apply while the data are stored or shared. If the user were to transmit or share data with a health care provider, the provider must then comply with the HIPAA rules.
Who Created Stay Quit Coach 2.0?
Stay Quit Coach 2.0 was developed by VA's National Center for PTSD.