Nicotine Improvement Program

  • N.I.P. Out Nicotine Florida Blue, in partnership with MCPS and Suwannee River AHEC, is pleased to offer a free tobacco cessation program. Designed to help participants kick the habit, the program will focus on providing the education and support needed to become tobacco free!


    The N.I.P. out Nicotine Program consists of:

    Group Education Classes

    • Participants will use the Quit Smoking Now curriculum to learn about treatment options, addiction management strategies, tips to prevent relapse, and how to develop a plan for a tobacco-free life.

    Replacement Therapy

    • Financial assistance will be available for participants who chose to use nicotine replacement therapy.


    Follow-Up and Support

    • Participants will receive additional support following the initial 6 week program.
    • The program is open to all tobacco users, including those using smokeless tobacco.


    • All MCPS employees.
    • Any adult dependent currently enrolled in the MCPS Health Insurance Plan.

    To enroll in an upcoming session, please email Laurel Lingle, Wellness Coordinator or call (352) 622-9124