Assisting & promoting tobacco free lives
cessation promotion of smoke-free environments prevention public education
Click on the BreatheND link below for more resources, such as Second-hand smoke information, signage, multi-unit housing guidelines.
“WORKING TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF OUR COMMUNITIES BY PROMOTING TOBACCO FREE LIVES”
We work with schools, businesses, hospitals, and community groups to develop tobacco-free policies.
We partner with youth and young adult programs to prevent the initiation of tobacco use, through education.
Providing tobacco cessation services to those ready to quit tobacco. One-to-one counseling/coaching sessions and 1-month free bridge Nicotine Replacement Therapies. Offering the NDQuits services as well with 2 additional months free of the Nicotine Replacement Therapies.
Providing Tobacco Treatment and counseling support specific to a pregnant woman. Through this, we screen for tobacco use, offer practical incentives and monitor success. The Maternal Tobacco Program at the Southwestern District Health Unit is designed to see women in the office for 5 visits before delivery.
With our presentations, we have education on the different tobacco products and how they affects your body. We will go over how they can access our services and what a session would look like when they make an appointment. We also go over how the policies affect them in their area they live in regards to tobacco prevention and smoke-free living.
The Behavioral Health Coalition meets monthly.