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This page on the SC DHEC website includes an interactive map at the bottom. Use this to link to a listing, by county, of hospitals and medical organizations offering cessation classes and other assistance in your area.
Guide to Quitting Smoking. (Includes a message board.)
Palmetto Health, in conjunction with the University of South Carolina’s Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, offers a free, comprehensive, adult smoking cessation program. The Free Yourself from Smoking class uses a combination of:
Last year, more than 400 people participated in the program and of these, 89 percent now are non-smokers.
Classes are held twice a week, Mondays through Thursdays, at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Palmetto Health Baptist, 1501 Sumter St., in the Community Services conference room (basement). Advance registration is required and is open to residents of Richland, Lexington and Fairfield counties.
For more information or to register for the next available class, call 803.296.2273.
Follow WIS TV Producer's experience with the Palmetto Health Smoking Cessation Program. Link below to printed and video stories.