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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.

 

* LAST TWO CLASSES WILL BE ON THURSDAY

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.
Details

Date:
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

Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location:
AmeriHealth Caritas
600 Penn St 3rd Fl
Reading, 19601


Event Category: Tobacco Cessation Classes