Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Movie Night for Great American Smoke Out

Join us on November 20th at 6:30 to watch the movie "Thank You for Smoking" in the atrium at CCV. The movie and Popcorn are free and the public is invited!

If you are thinking about quitting for the "Smoke-Out" call 885-3646 x 1016 or a Quit bag with "goodies" and tips to help reduce cravings. Hope to see you on the 20th!

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Free Help to Quit

The Vermont Department of Health is offering 3 free methods to quit.

Phone: 1-800-784-8669 (1-800-Quit-Now) links you to a coach, provides materials, counseling and support at a time that works for you!

On-Line: www.vtquitnetwork.org has options including self-help, support, advice, tips, reminders and chat sections with quitters.

In Person: Classes at Springfield and Mt Ascutney Hospital, Schedule can be obtained from the hospital, the toll free number 1-800-784-8669 or on line "In Person" section.

The journey begins with the first step and on average takes several attempts before becoming a non-smoker, but think about the money you'll save and how much better you will feel!

Friday, September 26, 2008

Great American Smoke Out Nov. 20, 2008

Interested in Quitting for the day or beginning on the journey to being a non-smoker? Nov. 20th is the American Cancer Society's Annual Great American Smoke-Out. There will be information to help tobacco users quit located at CCV, The State Office Building on Mineral St., Springfield Hospital, the Springfield Family Center and places around town.

The focus is to get tobacco users to think about quitting and using a designated day to begin the process. We know that on average it takes 7 attempts to quit tobacco before you are successful so why not try? Call STOP at 885-3646 x 1016 for information and ideas to help with cravings so you can be prepared for Nov. 20 if you are interested in begining the journey to be tobacco free.

Cessation Class at Springfield Hospital Nov. 5

The next scheduled cessation class at Springfield Hospital begins Nov. 5 - Dec. 10 Call Celia Taylor at 885-2151 x 7155 to register. Classes are Free and Vermont residents can qualify for Free nicotine Rx.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Smoking #1 preventable cause of health concern

Tobacco use is the most unhealthy thing you can do for your health. Even being exposed to secondhand smoke is dangerous and unhealthy for all living things.