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Tobacco Cessation – RISE Center

This is a FREE 8-week class held from 1-2 pm on Thursdays 9/9-10/28 at the RISE Center

Class will be held in person. Free nicotine replacement patches, gum and lozenges are available to all 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 $3,000-$3,500/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.

  • 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:
Thursday October 07 2021

Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:
RISE
702 N. 8th St
Reading, PA 19604


Event Category: Tobacco Cessation Classes