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Nicotine Dependence Program

Nicotine Dependence Program:
For the Community, Employers and Professionals

Nicotine Dependence Program for the Community

The Nicotine Dependence Program partners with participants to find personalized ways to quit smoking.  We provide consultations for the following:

  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Community

Educators elaborate on how addictions are formed, discuss specific treatment options and formulate a plan for quitting smoking, as well as a relapse prevention plan. Wellness coaching is used to help each participant succeed with the program.

Nicotine Dependence Program Outpatient Clinic

The Nicotine Dependence Program helps you break free from nicotine addiction. Our counselors support your tobacco cessation goals with personalized coaching and proven techniques to make quitting feel manageable.

Our clinic is located at 1 Hospital Drive, Suite 2200, in Asheville, NC. The initial visit will last 60 minutes, and follow-ups are typically 30 minutes.

For more information or to make an appointment, call (828) 213-5527, option 1.

Note for physicians’ offices: Physician referral not required, however, referring physicians can fax new patient referrals to (828) 213-4877 to request a nicotine dependence outpatient visit.

Nicotine Dependence Program Worksite Programs 

We Can Help Your Employees Quit

Healthcare premiums rise with tobacco users, absenteeism is higher and premature death is more likely. That's why Mission Hospital offers effective solutions to employers through our Nicotine Dependence Program. The longest running program of its kind in the state, we have helped thousands of people quit smoking and other tobacco products. We have assisted numerous employers with implementing cessation programs that benefit them and their employees for the long term.

The Nicotine Dependence Program partners with your employees to:

  • Learn how to build a quit plan with one of our tobacco specialists
  • Learn about medications to manage withdrawal
  • Get support through individual or telephone consultations
  • Build confidence, eliminate barriers and learn techniques that work

Offered on-site at your work location, our services will provide your employees with effective tools and techniques.

Interested in more information? Call (828) 213-3589 to begin discussing how to support your employees in becoming tobacco-free.

Nicotine Dependence Program for Healthcare Professionals

  • In-person trainings that provide evidence-based, best practice interventions you can use with patients and clients to support their efforts in quitting tobacco.
  • Learn how to turn a “No, I don’t want to quit” into a “Yes, I’d like to try to quit!”
  • CEU’s available

Contact d-nicocess@msj.org or call (828) 213-5527 to coordinate your next training.