Terry Martin

Terry Martin



Smoking Cessation, Addiction Recovery


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


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.

About Verywell Health

Verywell Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for reliable, empathetic, and up-to-date health information on medical topics that matter most to you. We reach more than 300 million readers annually. Verywell Health content is fact checked and reviewed by our Medical Expert Board for accuracy and integrity. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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