Taking Control

> Dip Can Hook You

Dip won’t help you catch more bass, but it can hook you. (Image of a young man fishing from a riverbank)

Dip contains nicotine, an addictive chemical

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> Gruen: how dip can cause cancer

Image of Gruen VonBehrens

Gruen dipped at 13, was diagnosed with mouth cancer at 17 & died at 38

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Dip - Taking Control Quiz

Congrats - Quiz

CONGRATS!

You've completed all the quiz questions.

How'd you do? If you're trying to make up your mind about tobacco, it's good to know the facts.

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Dip - Dealing with Cravings

Deal with cravings by chewing a stick of gum instead, texting a friend, starting another activity or taking a walk until the craving passes. It will get easier.
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Deal with cravings by chewing a stick of gum instead, texting a friend, starting another activity or taking a walk until the craving passes. It will get easier.
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Deal with cravings by chewing a stick of gum instead, texting a friend, starting another activity or taking a walk until the craving passes. It will get easier.
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Deal with cravings by chewing a stick of gum instead, texting a friend, starting another activity or taking a walk until the craving passes. It will get easier.
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Deal with cravings by chewing a stick of gum instead, texting a friend, starting another activity or taking a walk until the craving passes. It will get easier.
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Quit Dip Tips

We have tips for quitting dip: change your routine, avoid situations that make you want to dip, share your plans and get help.

Quit Dip Tips

Change your routine: You probably have patterns for when you dip. Same people, same times, same places — find your routine, and change it.|page|

Avoid situations that make you want to dip: Watch out for social situations that could lead you to smokeless tobacco. Be honest with friends about trying to quit.|page|

Get help: Share your plan to quit with family and friends and let others help and encourage you.|page|

Don't switch to other tobacco products like cigarettes or e-cigarettes. In fact, if you already smoke, this is a good time to quit smoking. That way you can get over your nicotine addiction all at once.

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National Cancer Institute Livehelp

NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE LIVEHELP

Get live help right now. The National Cancer Institute's LiveHelp service has real people who chat with you live, giving you information. Your chat is free and confidential.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET (English only)

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Quitlines

QUITLINES

No matter who you are, if you are looking to stop using tobacco, Quitlines can help.

Toll-free telephone number: 1-800-QUIT-NOW
(1-800-784-8669)
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QUITLINES

Quitlines are staffed by counselors trained to help you take control. These counselors, who are much like coaches, provide you with lots of helpful information, advice, and support.

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> The Sooner You Quit, the Sooner Your Body Can Start to Heal

The sooner you quit, the sooner your body can start to heal. GIF of bandage covering half of fact and then being ripped off.
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Dip Can Hook You

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS). Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General (Consumer Booklet). Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health; 2012.

QUIZ: 9 out of 10 high school males don’t use dip

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students – United States, 2011-2014. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 2015; 64(14):381-385.

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QUIZ: Dip can make it hard to keep your head in the game

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS). A Report of the Surgeon General: How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: What It Means to You (Consumer Booklet). Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health; 2010.

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The Sooner You Quit, the Sooner Your Body Can Start to Heal

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH). Smokeless Tobacco: A Guide for Quitting. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Public Health, National Institutes of Health. NIH Publication No. 12-3270; 2012.

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS). A Report of the Surgeon General: How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: What It Means to You (Consumer Booklet). Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health; 2010.

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