The Jackson County Department of Public Health offers Freshstart, a group-based tobacco cessation support group developed by the American Cancer Society, to those interested in taking steps towards quitting tobacco use.  Freshstart is designed to help individuals plan a successful quit attempt through:

  • Motivational intervention activities
  • Practical counseling that includes problem solving skills
  • Social support
  • Education about medication and approaches to quitting

A minimum of five participants is required to hold the program.  Call 828-587-8238 for more information about classes.

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