Tobacco Prevention & Control

tobaccoTobacco Prevention & Control Programs

Weeks Medical Center works with the New Hampshire Tobacco Prevention and Control Program to achieve its goals:

  1. Prevent youth from starting the use of tobacco
  2. Promote quitting among tobacco users
  3. Eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke
  4. Prioritizing efforts to reach those populations most affected by tobacco use

Weeks offers programs and resources to the community:

Freshstart: A 7-week smoking cessation program to help smokers “kick the habit.”

This program provides:

  • a support network
  • information on the effects of tobacco
  • an understanding of ‘why’ people smoke
  • strategies for quitting
  • alternatives for healthy lifestyle choices (weight management, stress reduction, exercise)

Tobacco Related Links

Youth Sites

Kids Against Tobacco Smoke
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

National Advocacy Organizations

Smoke Free Action Network
American Cancer Society

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