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A 30-year-old male asked:

Do aa and na meetings make it harder to quit smoking cigarettes? a lot of my friends there smoke & oldtimers say not to quit too early.

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
Addicts OK Addiction: As with most problems people do not want to address (vs. Only a few symptoms which cost them quality of life) people find many ways to justify ; continue addiction, not undermine or confront addictions they do not want to give up. The more you spend time around such people, the more they will promote you to join ; justify their choices ; behaviors. Your choices powerfully affect your outcomes.

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Last updated Feb 28, 2014

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