Plan to be Tobacco Free!
Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death in Kentucky! The good news is it is never too late to stop, but quitting can be difficult because tobacco contains nicotine, which is addictive. Quitting has immediate health benefits for tobacco users of all ages and is one of the most important steps people can take for their own health and for the ones they love.
Join the Kentucky Cancer Program for an interactive discussion to help you overcome tobacco use and dependence.This one hour session is free, meeting monthly on the 4th Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Registration is required.
* The program is based on the U.S. Public Health Service's Clinical Practice Guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence.
QuitSmart Stop Smoking System
You too can break the habit of smoking! This program will help you discover: How you can ease off nicotine by using a simple brand-switching method how new medication can double your chance of success, six habit busters and eleven coping methods, how to create a nonsmoking self-image and seven ways you can control your weight. 4 sessions. Cost is $45.
For next available class call: 270-234-4406. Please leave your name and request for smoking cessation information.
Smoking Cessation - online resourcesOther Resources:
Kentucky's Tobacco Quit Line - It's free. It works!
National Cancer Institute
Cancer Information Service
American Cancer Society
American Lung Association
American Legacy Foundation
Great Start (for pregnant women)
Lincoln Trail District Health Department
1-800-280-1601 or (270) 765-6196