You’re not alone!
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.
Call 850-224-9340 to sign up for a group near you.
Tobacco Free Florida’s AHEC Cessation Program Offers
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.
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”
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.