The UNC Nicotine Dependence Program (NDP) provides leadership for implementing comprehensive tobacco use treatment services and disseminating resources for promoting tobacco free communities.

Located in the University of North Carolina School of Medicine's Department of Family Medicine, NDP carries out its mission through:

  • Treatment services for tobacco dependence
  • Training in tobacco use treatment for health care providers
  • Technical assistance related to policy and system change
  • Research  to advance tobacco use treatment knowledge and practice

For those interested in smoking cessation or quitting other tobacco use, NDPís Tobacco Treatment Specialists offer a comprehensive program that addresses addiction and habit. Our brochure and tobacco user services information describe our programs.