Jameson Hospital Joins With The State Offering "Freedom From Smoking" Program

Date: 04/25/2012

New Castle, PA ·April 25, 2012 - If you or a loved one is ready to quit using tobacco, help is available. Jameson Hospital in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Northwest Pennsylvania Tobacco Control Program are offering a free six-session Quit Smoking Program. The first session begins next Monday, April 30th.

The Program series consists of six one-hour sessions on April 30th and May 8th, 14th, 21st, 23rd & 30th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p .m at the Jameson Hospital South Campus, 1000 South Mercer Street, New Castle, PA 16101 in the Administrative Conference Room.

“’Freedom from Smoking’ is an accredited program delivered by the American Lung Association. This is a proven program to end tobacco addiction, and we are very pleased to offer this free program to the residents of our local region,” comments Charlane Verdi, RN, BSN, Director of Staff and Community Education at Jameson Hospital.

Also available is the Enough Snuff Program.  Smokeless tobacco, often referred to as "spit," "snuff," or "chew," contains 2,000 chemicals, 28 of which have been found to cause cancer.

There is no charge for participation in the program. Register by calling Jameson Hospital’s Community Education at 724.656.4270. And learn more about other helpful wellness programs available at Jameson Hospital by visiting www.jamesonhealth.org/wellness.