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Tobacco Cessation – Berks Community Health Center

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until January 13, 2020

Next class will be held on Thursdays from 1 – 2 p.m. from January 16 – March 20, 2020 at 838 Penn St., Reading, PA

Who should come?

Anyone who desires to become tobacco free. Nicotine replacement (including nicotine patches, gums or lozenges) is available free of charge for participants.

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 $2,000/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.

  • All current classes are offered virtually. You will receive a link to the Zoom meetings after you register.
Details

Date:
Monday January 06 2020

Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location:
Berks Community Health Center (Northeast Reading)
1110 Rockland St
Reading, PA 19604


Event Category: Tobacco Cessation Classes