Terry Martin

Terry Martin

Writer

Expertise

Smoking Cessation, Addiction Recovery

Highlights

We all have the ability to find lasting freedom from nicotine addiction. Use the resources here to learn what you can expect when you quit smoking. Believe in yourself! You are just as able as the next person to kick tobacco out of your life for good."

— Terry Martin

Experience

Terry Martin is a former writer for Verywell covering smoking cessation. After 26 years, Terry found the right combination of tools and motivation to quit smoking permanently on October 29, 2001. Since that time, she has devoted herself to helping others find and maintain the freedom from nicotine addiction that she now enjoys.

She learned that recovery from nicotine addiction is a process, not an event, and most importantly, that support from others who are going through recovery is a critical component for long-term success with smoking cessation.

Verywell Health Editorial Process

Verywell Health is an award-winning online resource for reliable, understandable, and up-to-date health information on the medical topics that matter most to you. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 300 million readers annually.

Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who make sure our information is clear, accurate, and useful so you can make confident choices about your health.

Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, from physicians to medical journalists to patients/patient advocates. These individuals are specifically selected for their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

Our team of qualified and experienced fact checkers provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. Fact checkers rigorously review articles for accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. We use only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations.

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