Smoking Cessation

Ready to stop using Tobacco?

Tobacco related illnesses are the cause of
480,000 deaths
Per year
It is the single most
cause of death in Florida and the United States

Smoking causes more deaths each year than the following causes combined:
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Illegal drug use
  • Alcohol use
  • Motor vehicle injuries
  • Firearm-related incidents

Our office supports the efforts of our students to quit smoking. If you are interested in quitting, please visit the Everglades Area Health Education Center. They offer free 6-week smoking cessation courses that provide group support, coaching, and strategies to quit. The course also includes free nicotine replacement therapies for participants.

If you are interested in participating in a course or simply learning more about smoking cessation, please visit their website at or call 561-297-1048 for further information.

For more information regarding substance safety and related resources, visit: Substance Safety (

 Last Modified 10/24/23