Alcohol, Nicotine, & Other Drug Use Department

Please remember, this column is designed to help the consumer seeking behavioral-health information, and not intended to be any form of psychotherapy or a replacement for professional, individualized services. Opinions expressed in the column are those of the columnist and do not represent the position of other staff.


I would like to quit smoking, but I am on Zoloft, Alprozolam, and take another antidepressant to help me sleep at night. What would the best approach be for me? I suffer from Panic disorder and it can really get rough sometimes.


Consult your treating mental health professional(s)!  He or she (or they) know you best and can help you develop a plan.


Reid K. Hester, Ph.D.
Director, Research Division
Behavior Therapy Associates
3810 Osuna Rd NE Suite 1
Albuquerque, NM 87109
505.345.6100 ph
505.342.2454 fax
Behavioral Self-control Program for Windows


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