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March 28, 2020

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ONU is partner in Activate Change-QUIT

Program designed to help people quite smoking

Ohio Northern University is a partner in a 12-week quit smoking program starting in March at Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

The program is offered by the Allen County Tobacco Coalition Activate Change-QUIT. 

This project supports and promotes smoking cessation with the goal of helping residents achieve a healthier life.

The program was made possible from a $100,000 grant through the Bon Secours Mercy Health Foundation.

The project is a 12-week program offered at St. Rita’s and a mobile smoking cessation clinic operated by Ohio Northern University. 

Activate Change-QUIT is for any resident of the community wanting to quit smoking. 

The program at St. Rita’s will begin in March and will be offered several times this year. 

Persons interesting in participating may calling (419) 996-5633, extension 2. The mobile clinic will offer services starting in April in the community at select locations. 

More information is at: https://activateallencounty.com.

Members of the partnership
Activate Change-QUIT is a partnership with Mercy Health, Activate Allen County, Ohio Northern University, Coleman Professional Services, Mental Health and Recovery Services Board, Allen County Metropolitan Housing Authority (MET Housing) Allen County Public Health, West Ohio Community Action Partnership, Prevention Awareness Support Services (PASS) and the United Way of Lima.