Ohio Healthcare Providers Receive Grants to Implement LST
The Ohio Department of Health and the Healthy Ohio initiative recently awarded six area health care providers with a cooperative 2010 Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Grant.
We are exceptionally pleased to have been awarded this grant and to
have the opportunity to reach the area's school-aged children with
prevention measures, as well as cessation programming for individuals
who are currently smoking," said David Pollick, Health Commissioner,
Sandusky County Health Department.
The health departments will focus on youth prevention, while the hospitals are focusing on tobacco cessation programs. The Botvin LifeSkills Training Program will be presented to schools
"The program is free to schools and will
address alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, and other skills necessary
for making healthy decisions," Tim Hollinger, Health Commissioner for
the Huron County General Health District, said.
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