~~New QUIT SMOKING NOW Program~~
Gulfcoast North Area Health Education (GNAHEC) offers a new smoking cessation program, designed by ex-smokers for helping smokers quit. This FREE program offers a combination of counseling and Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) to create the best results. The program is offered in 5 counties: Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, and Citrus.
you are 6 times more likely to be successful Using a comprehensive tobacco cessation treatment plan than quitting on your own!
A trained Tobacco Cessation Specialist (TCS) provides counseling and encouragement to help the client through the process of quitting. During the first session, patient assessments are completed and the TCS assists patients in creating a treatment plan based on the patient’s needs, triggers and barriers. Together with the client, they set a Quitdate and take steps each week towards quitting.
For more information, please call
813-929-1000 ext 213
For a schedule of classes please click below.
Services provided by the TCS include:
· One on one consultation
· Group counseling and support
· Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
· Behavioral modification
· Discussion of Pharmacotherapy options
· Special Counseling for pregnant smokers
***Spanish-speaking specialist at many sites!***
For additional support, call the Florida Quitline at
1-866-U-CAN-NOW (1-866-822-6669) or visit the website www.tobaccofreeflorida.com.
To find other program like GNAHEC’s Quit Smoking Now program, please visit http://www.ahectobacco.com.
For more information contact:
Claudia Quinones, Tobacco Cessation Specialist
Veronique Desautels, Tobacco Cessation Specialist