Do you want to quit smoking? If so, congratulations! Smoking is the number one preventable cause of death in the U.S. Below are a number of links to resources to help you kick the habit.
The purpose of Project ASSIST is to prevent deaths and health problems attributable to tobacco use. In North Carolina, Project ASSIST is focusing on helping adolescents, pregnant women, and tobacco users who want to quit.
College Tobacco Use
The College Tobacco Use Prevention works with 20+ colleges in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties to prevent and reduce tobacco use by helping colleges develop 100% tobacco-free policies, and helping smokers to quit.
Tobacco Reality Unfiltered (Youth Initiative)
The Mecklenburg County Health Department (MCHD) - Teen Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Initiative funded by the North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund.
For more information:
Jonathan P. Levin, M.P.H.
Manager, Health Promotion
Mecklenburg County Health Department