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Free Tobacco Cessation Classes

Our Tobacco Cessation Classes have gone virtual! Get support and guidance to help you quit without leaving home. All classes meet via Zoom once a week for 8 weeks, and offer participants free NRT. Register today for one of these classes:

 


Current Classes

Hosted by Berks Community Health Center Class meets Thursdays Oct. 15-Dec. 10, 1-2PM

Hosted by Tower HealthClass meets Tuesdays Nov 3-Dec 22, 6:30-7:30PM

Can't get to a class?Join our Facebook support group

About our Tobacco Cessation Classes

What to expect

Each class will enable you to:

  • Define tobacco addiction
  • Identify triggers
  • Develop a personalized plan to quit
  • Identify supports to help you through the process
  • Discuss withdrawal symptoms and medication assistance
  • Meet group members for extra support
  • Get guidance from a counselor to help you on your way to a healthier you!

How often do classes meet?

All tobacco cessation classes meet once a week in one-hour sessions over an 8-week period.

Can I get nicotine replacement therapy to help me quit?

Yes, free nicotine replacement therapy is available for all participants.

Do I have to attend every class?

It is highly recommended that you attend every class in order to get all the tools you need to quit for good. However, if you wish to enroll in a session that has already held classes, you will not be turned away.

Learn the 3 A’s of Quitting Tobacco from our Tobacco Treatment Specialist then check out our 2020 Great American Smoke Out page for more videos with tips and inspiration for quitting.


Contact
Teresa Detweiler

Click here to email Teresa Detweiler today. You can also call
(610) 376-8669 - EXT. 136

Additional Resources

PA toll-free Quitline

Whether you are thinking about quitting, are not yet ready to quit, or have already quit, PA Free Quitline can help. Free, Convenient, Safe & Secure.

1-800-QUIT-NOW
The Wellness Connection

Free online tobacco dependence treatment with video conferencing available to residents of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Learn more or book a session
Free Text Messaging Support

Smokefree.gov's free text messaging programs give 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips for becoming smoke free.

Sign Up Today!

Other websites with resources for quitting

Youth vaping resourcesWebsites to help youth quit or learn more

Online support and resourcesGet support, resources, personal coaching, quit plans and more

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When you quit smoking you lower your risks for cancer, emphysema, bronchitis, diabetes and heart disease. Did you know that smoking and vaping also puts you at greater risk for COVID-19? Learn more

Did you know?


It costs about $3,000/year to smoke one pack of cigarettes a day.