LEARN TO BE ... TOBACCO FREE
Smoking Cessation Program
Learn To Be Tobacco Free is a six-week, one-hour-per-week program. Techniques to stop smoking as well as stress management, relaxation and behavior modification will be shared. Skills will be developed. Nicotine replacement is offered for three months as indicated. The program is free, and you need not stop smoking to attend. Speaker is a smoking cessation counselor/educator with the Suffolk County Department of Health or with Stony Brook University.
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Stony Brook Education Center, 14 Technology Drive, Suite 1, East Setauket
Call Health Connect to register at 444-4000.
Hospital Employee Health & Wellness
Program occurs on a quarterly basis. Call 444-7767. All are welcome.
Long Island State Veteran’s Home
Call 444-8526 for details.
Health Education Office at Student Health Services
Call 632-9338 for details.
County and State Resources
Smoking Cessation Program and Class Schedule – Suffolk County Government
Tobacco Action Coalition of Long Island Cessation Resources
The Medical Society of the State of New York NYS Smoking Cessation Programs – Nassau/Suffolk County
New York State Department of Health – Tobacco Cessation Centers
New York State Smokers’ Quit Line
1. Two-week starter kit of nicotine patches, gum or lozenges for eligible smokers trying to stop smoking
2. Screening by phone determines eligibility
3. Counseling, information on available services and using nicotine patches, and referrals to local programs and clinics
Other Government Resources
Smokefree.gov provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking.
Women.Smokefree.gov provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of women trying to quit smoking.
Espanol.smokefree.gov - A website in Spanish dedicated to help you quit smoking
Pathways to Freedom: Winning the Fight Against Tobacco - Guide that addresses tobacco issues specific to African Americans. Pathways to Freedom was produced in partnership with key segments of the African American community, including churches, service organizations and educational institutions.
FDA 101: Smoking Cessation Products - Article discussing FDA-approved products that help you quit smoking.