Stop Smoking Programs- Monroe County
If today is your day, call one of these programs to talk to someone who can help you quit smoking:
(content provided by the Smoking Health Action Coalition of Monroe County- SHAC)
Smoking Cessation Programs
Quit for Life Program: FREE toa ll eligible Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield members 18 yrs of age or older. Call for details: 800.442.8904
MVP (Preferred Care):
Contact Member Services for specific information relating to your plan. (phone number provided on back of benefit card)
EPO, PPO and High Deductible Plans include Healthy Roads Coaching through American Specialty Health. 52 weeks of one-on-one support telephonically for 30 minutes each. Nicotine replacement kits provided after 3 sessions have been completed. Employr assistance is available for wellness programs.
Healthy Living Center:
offers one-on-one smoking cessation services. Fee for serivce, insurance is accepted. 46 Prince Street, Suite 3001, Rochester, NY 14607
NYS Smokers' Quitline:
Offers FREE nicotine replacement therapy to all eligible callers, counseling, etc. Call for more information 1-866-NY- QUITS (1-866-697-8487) or visit www.nysmokefree.com
One- on- One support; counseling to help you achieve smoke-free living. May Sanderson, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist, 16 North Goodman Street, Suite 277 (between University and East Ave.), Rochester, NY 14607; 585.820.2379 or email@example.com
Tobacco Awareness Group:
Lifespan, Build skills to manage cravings, find support for a healthier, tobacco-free life, learn about nicotine replacement therapies. Only for people 55 or older. Call 585.244.8400 x184
Local Group meets: Thursday, 7:30pm at 1095 E. Henrietta Rd; Sunday, 1:00pm at St. John's, 150 Highland Ave. For additional information, contact Jim Bergeron, 1275 Blossom Rd, Rochester, NY 14610 585.482.1509
Freedom From Smoking:
American Lung Association on-line program. 4 months for $15; 12 months for $40. Provides direct access to on-line chates, messabe boards, etc. Ability to speak with counselors. For more information visit www.alany.org.
Better Breathers Club:
An educational/ support group for pulmonary patients and their families. Meetings include guest speakers, group discussion, a questionand answer period and "caring and sharing". Meetings are heald at the American Lung Association Office, 1595 Elmwood Avenue between 1-3pm on the 3rd Friday of each month. Additional groups have also started in Webster and Canandaigua. For more information please call Michele Tulfano at the ALANY, 585.442.4260 x104 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Is Today your day? You do not have to go it alone...