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.