Freshstart® is a 4– week group-based tobacco cessation support program offered by the American Cancer Society and facilitated by the Decatur County Family YMCA.
The Freshstart evidence-based approach helps participants increase their motivation to quit, learn effective approaches for quitting and guide them in making a successful quit attempt through information, activities, and discussion. The evidence-based components of Freshstart include:
- Motivational intervention activities
- Practical counseling (problem solving skills)
- Social support
- Education about medication and approaches to quitting
Classes are FREE to participate and will begin on Monday, September 23rd at 12:15 pm or Wednesday, October 10th at 5:30 pm. Contact Dawn Ernstes with questions or to enroll.