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Join a Group Quit session and get the support you need to Quit Your Way.
If you are looking for face-to-face help in a group setting, the Tobacco Free Florida AHEC Cessation Program offers free resources through Group Quit sessions. Our Tobacco Treatment Specialists will provide you with support and guidance that leads to success more than five times that of those who try to quit on their own. We offer sessions in 14, North Florida, counties at convenient times and locations. You may be eligible to receive up to 8 weeks of FREE quit-aids like nicotine patches, gum, or lozenges, if medically appropriate and 18 years of age or older, to help you become tobacco free.
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Call 850-224-9340 to sign up for a group near you.
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Smoking and Covid-19: What You Need to Know
The scientific and medical community is just beginning to understand COVID-19 and the health implications of smoking or e-cigarette use. We do know that COVID-19 patients who smoke might be at higher risk for severe disease or death from COVID-19.
The overall goal of the Tobacco Free Florida AHEC Cessation Program is to strengthen the capacity of Florida’s healthcare system to deliver effective evidence-based tobacco use treatment, cessation, and prevention services throughout the state. The Program is evidence-based and uses the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs.
Our classes are offered throughout the 14 counties of the Big Bend area.
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Or call us at (850) 224-9340.
Or, call the Tobacco Free FloridaCessation Program toll-free at (877) 848-6696
Tobacco-Free Florida’s AHEC Cessation Programs Offers Two Options
QUIT YOUR WAY
Quitting tobacco isn’t easy. Finding help should be.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, quitting is more important than ever! Big Bend Area Health Education Center is offering free group quit classes virtually! Let us help you get the support you need from the comfort of your own home. Pre-registration is required!
Call 850-224-9340 to register.
You will be emailed a link to join by ZOOM conference via video or audio. Cessation groups cover all forms of tobacco. Benefits include nicotine replacement patches, gum, or lozenges (if medically appropriate for those 18 years of age or older) and participant workbook and materials.
More than DOUBLES your chances of success!
For more information, visit us at: www.tobaccofreeflorida.com/quitourway
The single session, Tools to Quit – A concentrated, two-hour session, where the participants develop a quit plan and prepare to pick their own quit date in order to be more successful.
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The multi-session, Quit Smoking Now – A six-week, one hour a week course that was developed by ex-smokers who understand the cravings and stress associated with quitting.
Participants of our programs may be eligible to receive up to 8 weeks of FREE quit-aids like nicotine patches, gum, or lozenges, if medically appropriate and 18 years of age or older, to help them become tobacco-free. Our classes are led by trained Tobacco Treatment Specialists who will guide participants through the quit process:
Coping with withdrawal symptoms
How physical activity and healthy food choices can make quitting tobacco easier
How to prevent relapse
What to do when you have friends and family who use tobacco around you
Identifying and controlling your tobacco “triggers”
Learn More About Benefits
Why Tobacco Cessation Classes?
As part of Tobacco Free Florida AHEC’s Cessation Program provides employers FREE on-site tobacco cessation resources. AHEC is the in-person option of Tobacco Free Florida’s Quit Your Way.
• We come to the worksite and teach tobacco users how to quit.
• FREE Nicotine Replacement: FREE nicotine patches, lozenges, and gum to help tobacco users cope with nicotine withdrawal symptoms (while supplies last and if medically appropriate).
• FREE Group Counseling: Is an effective and critical component of any quit attempt, and can double the success rate of quitting tobacco.
Increase Your Bottom Line
Did you know that tobacco use is the leading cause of lost production time? It ranks higher than alcohol abuse or family emergencies. According to the National Business Group on Health (2008), tobacco-related health and productivity lose cost employers $167.5 BILLION.