Project Connect- Adolescent Cessation/Reduction Program
Project CONNECT is a tobacco cessation and reduction program developed specifically to meet the unique needs of adolescents. Participants plan, prepare and develop skills that will help them find their own success through the quitting process. This innovative, eight-session program can be implemented in schools and youth-serving agencies.
Project CONNECT services are provided free of charge.
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Project CONNECT utilizes the stages of change model, and looks to identify the stages participants are in upon entrance into the program, assess their readiness to change, then help them move through this process with support and encouragement. Students meet once a week for eight weeks to discuss and work on the following topics to help them make better decisions regarding their use of tobacco:
- Peer pressure
- Stress management
- Decision making
- Social skills
This is a supportive service designed to empower students with the tools necessary to make positive choices.