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Mississippi American Lung Association To Hold Virtual Tobacco Cessation Session

Tobacco Peer Learning Session will be held on January 26, 2022, from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. During this virtual training, the Mississippi Chapter of the American Lung Association and local tobacco cessation experts will discuss ideas, challenges, and positive solutions to help Black men in the Delta River Region area quit tobacco.

Black men suffer from poor health which is often due to tobacco use. Participants will share their experiences and discuss best practices to create healthier, more equitable communities. The scheduled speakers are Rochelle Thompson, Senior Manager of Health Promotions (Mississippi Chapter of ALA), and Wyconda Thomas, MSN, BSN, APRN, FNP-C, Owner, Healthy Living Family Medical Center.

Sponsored by the Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health, all community groups are invited to participate in the virtual training. Work in the area of tobacco prevention is not a requirement.

Register in advance at https://bit.ly/3mnHAKD . For more information, contact Desirree Norwood at dnorwood@advancingminorityhealth.org.

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