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Posted on: February 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Take The First Step to stop tobacco and nicotine use

First Step

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has initiated the Take the First Step campaign to support residents in stopping the use of tobacco and nicotine products. 

The Take the First Step campaign provides the necessary resources to aid people in leading a healthier lifestyle. The program provides free coaching support by phone, text, and online accessibility. Participants receive personalized plans that specifically target their goals. Participants are taught stress management tactics, methods to curb cravings, and mitigation strategies if relapse occurs. 

To receive services, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or visit

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