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GROUP QUIT

In a group setting, tobacco users learn effective ways to quit for good and are offered a support system as they quit together.

Each group offers up to four weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy including, patches, gum, or lozenges. We address all forms of tobacco.

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TRAINING

The Tobacco Free Florida AHEC Cessation Program offers tobacco continuing education programs to Florida’s practicing health professionals through a variety of techniques and formats. We partner with Florida’s colleges and universities to ensure that health professions students receive tobacco education during the course of their programs, providing them with the skills necessary to work with patients and clients in tobacco cessation.

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SYSTEMS CHANGE

With our help, local clinics and hospitals implement strategies and make changes in their organization to better support tobacco users. These changes lead to universal, evidence-based interventions that are used throughout the organization with all patients.

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BENEFITS OF QUITTING

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DID YOU KNOW?

Reference: Department of Health and Human Services. Smoking Cessation. A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2020.

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING

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VIEW ONLINE GROUP CALENDAR

The Florida Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) have two group quit options: single session (meeting once) and multi-session (meeting once a week for 4 weeks). Participants receive valuable tools to help quit tobacco. Groups are also available in Spanish. Click the view calendar link below to find a group session that works for you.

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OTHER OPTIONS

Quitting tobacco isn’t easy. Finding help should be. Tobacco Free Florida offers free tools and services to help you get started. Just pick the one that’s right for you and get the support you need.

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