Stay Quit & Mindfulness Coaches

By U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

These two VA recommended apps can help you reduce or quit tobacco products and gain mindfulness coping strategies for reducing stress.

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This is an ongoing program.

The apps are available 24/7

Ages: 17 to Adults.

These apps were designed for people who want to practice mindfulness and or reduce or quit tobacco products. They are recommended to veterans and active U.S. military members and their families for these same purposes. The Mindfulness Coach is typically recommended for ages 12+. The Stay Quit Coach is typically recommended for ages 17+.

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Contact

VA PTSD Voicemail
ncptsd@va.gov
(802) 296-6300

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Free!

Localização

The program serves people at their homes or wherever it is needed or online.

  • Only virtual (online or over the phone).

Additional information

Stay Quit Coach 2.0 is designed to help anyone who would like to quit or reduce use of cigarettes, electronic nicotine delivery systems, cigars and chewing tobacco. 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. The app can be used on its own, but for maximum benefit use Stay Quit Coach 2 with the help of a counselor or health care provider. Download Stay Quit Coach 2.0 App Here!

Mindfulness Coach was developed for people who may be experiencing emotional distress and for those wanting to maintain healthy coping practices. The app can be used on its own by those who would like mindfulness tools, or to enhance face-to-face care with a healthcare professional. Practicing mindfulness means grounding yourself in the present moment. Mindfulness has been shown to be helpful for reducing stress and coping with unpleasant thoughts and emotions. Mindfulness Coach will help you practice mindfulness meditation. Download the Mindfulness Coach App Here!