Tobacco Cessation

No Smoking sign On August 1, 2008, Wayne County Public Schools became 100% Tobacco Free.  This means, that the use of all tobacco products, lighted or smokeless, are banned anywhere on school property, at any time.

Wayne County Public Schools understands the difficulties many face when they try to quit using tobacco products.  If you would like to quit, or at least find methods to help you quit while you are at work, there are several resources available to help you.

Below is information about tobacco cessation programs, weblinks, and printable resources that can help you, if you are trying to quit using tobacco products.

Tobacco Cessation Programs
Tobacco Cessation Classes Freedom From Smoking classes from the American Lung Society are held periodically at Wayne Community College. The Freedom From Smoking Classes are sponsored by the Wayne County Health Department.  For more information on how to register, call 731-1290.  Space is limited, so register early.

North Carolina State Health Plan

On pg. 8 of this 13 page document you can find cessation information relevant for state employees looking to quit using tobacco. http://www.ncpreventionpartners.org/content/PreventiveBenefits/statehealthplan/statehealthplanfullbenefits.pdf

QuitlineNC

Call it quits using free expert support, and double your chances of quitting for good.  Call   1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) http://quitlinenc.com

N.C. Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch

Find out information on how to quit, what resources are available to you, and what medications may be effective in kicking the habit for good. http://www.tobaccopreventionandcontrol.ncdhhs.gov/cessation/index.htm

Quit Now NC

Get online help at the Quit Now NC! quitline websites with instant messaging counseling, medication information, and educational materials. http://www.quitnownc.org/quitnow.asp

Printable Resources

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