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Tobacco Free U


Under the supervision of a Mayo Clinic-Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS), you will benefit from individually tailored, one-hour sessions or group counseling, an eight week, one-hour session program. There will be long-term follow-up calls to prevent relapse and help you stay tobacco-free.

Tobacco Free U Individual and Group Counseling

Individual Counseling

The tobacco treatment specialist will tailor a quit plan for you on day one. Together, we will work on strategies to prepare for the big day. Topics discussed are the following:
  • Patient Centered Method (taking into account the patient’s perspective on making changes)
  • Identifying SMART goals
  • Maintaining tobacco cessation through coping and behavior modification
  • Developing a relapse prevention plan
  • Weight management
  • Increasing physical activity
  • Stress reduction and relaxation techniques

Group Counseling

“Freedom From Smoking,” is a tobacco cessation clinic, developed by the American Lung Association. The clinic meets once a week for eight weeks. A tobacco treatment specialist will facilitate the program. Some of the topics covered in this program are:
  • Knowing if you’re ready to quit
  • Medicines to help you quit tobacco use
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Preparing for Quit Day
  • Coping strategies/developing a new self-image
  • How to stay tobacco free for good

For class times, and program fees, contact:
Lisa R. Fuchs, MHA, RRT, CTTS
Mayo Clinic Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist
(402) 960.2903

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