Free Help Available For Those Trying To Kick Tobacco Habit

From Potter County Today

quit-smokingA free 90-minute tobacco cessation workshop offered to assist individuals trying to quit their tobacco use. Coaches will assist each participant in developing an individualized plan. Walk-ins are welcome; however, registration is encouraged by emailing or calling 1-800-264-1290. Sessions are planned at the Pa. CareerLink office on Route 6 West in Coudersport on Thursday, March 26, or Thursday, June 23, both from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Potter County has partnered with Clinical Outcomes Group Inc. (COGI) for smoking and tobacco cessation programs. Participants are eligible for nicotine replacement therapies, including gum, lozenges or patches. All services and products are free. COGI serves those affected by alcohol, tobacco and abusive situations. In addition to holding workshops, the organization refers individuals to support groups and otherwise helps them through the process of quitting. For more information on COGI, visit the website, COGI has been providing services in Pennsylvania for more than ten years. Recent tax increases on tobacco products have resulted in a larger number of smokers attempting to quit.

Potter County Today is a timely information site courtesy of the Potter County Commissioners. Reprinted with Permission.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    March 23rd?

  2. admin says:

    June 23rd. First workshop was completed (March 26).

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