Will Kim Kick the Habit?

“I want to be healthy into my old age” – Kim

Smoking is the number one killer in the United States. But it’s hard to quit.  That’s why KGNU teamed up the free telephone counseling service, Colorado Quitline, to share one of the most effective ways to kick the habit.  In this true story, we follow Kim through her real-life struggle to kick the habit.  WILL KIM MAKE IT?  Find out, in this 5-part, radio drama.

  1. Deciding to QuitLISTEN Transcript (eschuche en espanol)
  2. Getting Ready for Quit Day -Kim makes her first call to Colorado Quitline.   Counselor Diego DeSantiago helps her make a plan for quitting.  LISTEN  Transcript (eschuche en espanol)
  3. Tears on Day Five:  “I would love nothing more than to sit out on my deck and have a whole pack of cigarettes.” – Kim.  LISTEN  Transcript (eschuche en espanol)
  4. Better on Day Seven:  LISTEN  Transcript (eschuche en espanol)
  5. Three Months Later – How’s Kim?:  LISTEN  Transcript (eschuche en espanol)

Thanks for KGNU radio producer Janaki LeFils for producing this story, and to KGNU’s Shelley Schlender for editing.

Kim with Colorado Quitline Counselor, Diego DiSantiago

This program is made possible through Sound Partners for Community Health, a project of the Benton Foundation, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.