- Running and Yoga are some of the best alternatives to smoking, especially for those who tend to smoke when they’re stressed or tired.
- Dark chocolate: Eating dark chocolate increases dopamine levels in the brain, which much like the nicotine in cigarettes, increases the feelings of joy and satisfaction.
- Chew on gum, breath mints or toothpicks as an alternative to cigarettes.
- Learn more here: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancer-causes/tobacco-and-cancer/is-any-type-of-smoking-safe.html
- Looking to change your mood: Exercise, eat chocolate, spend time with a pet, drink water or coffee, meditate or do yoga.
- Know your limits: https://www.onhealth.com/content/1/alcohol_impairment_chart
- Looking to increase your focus and energy: Eat protein & chocolate, drink water, orange juice or coffee, exercise or meditate, sleep 6-8 hours per night.
- Learn more here: https://www.webmd.com/add-adhd/ss/slideshow-brain-foods-that-help-you-concentrate
- Alcohol and other drug education and support: Prime for Life Course: https://wellness.utah.edu/services/index.php
- Wellness support: University Counseling Services: https://counselingcenter.utah.edu/services/individual-counseling.php
- Join a fitness class, intramural club or purchase a regular membership at the Student Life Center: https://campusrec.utah.edu/
- Student Health Center offers screenings for alcohol and smoking misuse: studenthealth.utah.edu
- Smoking: 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) or smokefree.gov
- University of Utah Hospital specializes in substance use disorders and addiction recovery treatment https://healthcare.utah.edu/uni/conditions-treatments/detoxification-treatment.php