Be smoke-free for spring

Enroll now in Tobacco Free Tar Heels, a free tobacco use treatment program for UNC Health Care employees and their families*. Participants receive an initial assessment, treatment plan, eight weekly follow-up contacts, and up to three months of tobacco cessation medication at no cost.

This program is sponsored by UNC Health Care and provided by the UNC Nicotine Dependence Program and the UNC Health Care Wellness Committee. Enrollment for the spring session is now open. Space is limited. For more information or to enroll, please contact Katie Patsakham at (919) 445-5358 or

Remember that State Health Plan (SHP) members who are tobacco free or who are participating in a tobacco cessation program are eligible to enroll in the Standard 80/20 Plan.

*Family members listed as covered dependents under the SHP are eligible for the Tobacco Free Tar Heels program.

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