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Tobacco intervention services

It is hard to quit smoking on your own. Tobacco users have a much better chance of quitting with support.

Tobacco Intervention services

It is hard to quit smoking on your own. Tobacco users have a much better chance of quitting with support.

When you decide to become nicotine-free, our face-to-face tobacco intervention program gives you the tools, resources and support you need.

We’ll help you:

  • Develop skills to handle mental and physical addiction to nicotine.
  • Address your social, emotional, habitual and spiritual habits associated with tobacco use.
  • Learn about nicotine replacement and other quit aids.
  • Learn about tobacco dependence and how it affects your body.
  • Discover what your life will look like without tobacco.
  • Develop an individual quit plan tailored to your goals and lifestyle.

Payment options:

Insurance coverage: We recommend that you contact your insurance provider to see if this service is covered.

Retail Cost: If you do not have insurance coverage our cost is $100, which includes five treatment sessions.

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What it is

The Tobacco Intervention program combines numerous approaches that target the fears and problems you may have when quitting. We will help you find a quitting method that suits your needs and offer you tools to cope with challenges that may come up while you’re trying to quit.  

What to expect

  • To be met where you’re at in the quitting process without pressure and with acceptance.
  • Counseling to address social, emotional, habitual and spiritual habits associated with tobacco use.
  • Help to discover what your life will look like without tobacco to make the transition easier.
  • A discussion about nicotine replacement and medication options, and determination of the best quit aid, if any, for you.
  • To receive an individual quit plan tailored to your goals and lifestyle.

Inpatient Program:

Current patients who are tobacco users or who have quit within the last 12 months can expect a visit from a certified tobacco treatment specialist. This specialist will ensure that you’re comfortable during your hospital stay. Nicotine replacement can typically be provided if you’re experiencing withdrawal symptoms during your time in the hospital.

Outpatient Program:

During the outpatient program, you can expect three visits with a certified tobacco treatment specialist. These visits typically include:

  • Initial consultation (about one hour)
  • First follow-up within 3-7 days of targeted quit date – or as needed
  • Second follow-up within 2-4 weeks from targeted quit date – or as needed

Additional follow-ups as needed or desired

Good to know

Insurance Coverage:

It is recommended that you contact your insurance provider to see if this service will be covered.

Referral Needed:

A physician’s referral is required for the outpatient program.

Source: River Falls Area Hospital
Reviewed by: Meghan Graham

Last reviewed: 8/1/2019

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Everyday On Wheels

Everyday On Wheels mobile clinic is not wheel chair accessible due to the size of the vehicle. Patients should be able to safely climb a short set of stairs to enter the mobile clinic.

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time and have your mobile phone available for the provider to contact you when they are ready to see you.

We've changed how we provide some services with your care and safety in mind. Expanded virtual care services are available to schedule online. You can also call your clinic for help finding the best option.

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Only these primary care appointments can be scheduled online. For all other appointments or with any questions, call 1-888-425-5462.