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Summer 2024 In Person Tobacco Cessation Class: July-August

Classes are held Wednesdays, 2:00-3:00 PM at AmeriHealth Caritas, July 10 - Thursday, August 29, 2024.



Class 7: Thursday, August 22nd *** date change

Class 8: Thursday, August 29th *** date change

Nicotine replacement (including nicotine patches, gum or lozenges) is available free of charge for participants who attend class regularly.

Why should you be tobacco free?

  • You lower your health risks for illnesses or death from cancer, emphysema, bronchitis, diabetes and heart disease.
  • You’ll have more energy! Less toxins in your blood and better lung function will enable you to be more active.
  • It saves money! It costs about $3,000/year to smoke one pack of cigarettes a day.

What will you learn?

  • understanding tobacco addiction
  • identifying triggers
  • developing a personalized plan to quit
  • identifying supports to help you through the process
  • discussing withdrawal symptoms and medication assistance
  • providing you with free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) as grant funding allows**
  • meeting group members for extra support
  • being guided by a counselor to help you on your way to a healthier you!

If you are interested in attending a tobacco cessation class, please register online with the form below, or contact Teresa Tieman Detweiler, Prevention Specialist at (610) 376-8669, Ext. 136, tdetweiler@cocaberks.org.

REGISTER: 2023-24 Tobacco Cessation Class

  • Please note: If you select a virtual class, you will receive a link to the Zoom meetings after you register. All classes not labeled virtual are held in person.

Wednesday July 10 2024
Wednesday, July 24, 2024
Wednesday, July 31, 2024
Wednesday, August 7, 2024
Wednesday, August 14, 2024
Wednesday, August 21, 2024
Wednesday, August 28, 2024

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

AmeriHealth Caritas
600 Penn St 3rd Fl
Reading, 19601

Event Category: Tobacco Cessation Classes