Uses educational, support, and social change strategies to reduce the use of tobacco. Provides educational programs, trainings, awareness campaigns, and promotional materials. Smoking cessation program designed for groups using behavior modification techniques or individuals which may include the nicotine patch vouchers for qualified participants. Designed to reduce cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality.
Tobacco and Cancer Coalition
Coordinates comprehensive alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs prevention program through education, training, public awareness, community organization, and advocacy. Includes parenting, life skills training, technical assistance and mini-grants for community-based organizations, resource materials, coordination of state high school graduation project, elderly wellness program, and youth programs.
Alcohol, Tobacco, & Other Drugs Prevention
Professionals available for presentations regarding a variety of health topics.
These services are provided by the Prevention Program.
Holds public forums to get broad community input into planning and is a county appointed body making recommendations to the Health Officer on community needs and health priorities. Looks broadly at all the health issues in the county.
Worcester County Health Planning Advisory Council
Client/Patient AdvocacyThe grievance and complaint process - Patient Rights
These services are provided by the Planning Program.