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Smoking Cessation Program

Washington College Health Services is committed to improving health on the college campus by providing education, normalizing non-smoking, fostering healthier policies, and supporting tobacco users who wish to quit.

Health Services offers tobacco cessation support to all students, faculty or staff members who have the desire to quit using tobacco. Students may call to schedule an appointment for these services. Please contact Health Services to help you quit today! 410-778-7261

Smoking Cessation Classes

Smoking Cessation Classes
Was one of your New Year’s Resolutions to stop smoking or using tobacco? If so, let us help!
Starting April 1st Washington College in collaboration with the Kent County Health Department will be offering smoking cessation classes for students & college employees. These classes will begin on April 1st and will run for a 5 week period. There are two day and time combinations to best accommodate your schedule.
 Wednesdays: 3:00pm to 3:45 pm (Starting April 1st)
 Thursdays: 10:00 am to 10:45 am (Starting April 2nd)
Smoking Cessation Classes
Free Stop Smoking Classes are offered through Kent County Health Department as 5 week program. Classes are taught by trained Quit Coach, Mary Jo Carpenter. Class topics include the stages of quitting, triggers and understanding addiction, methods to quit, nutrition, and stress. Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy with patches, lozenges, gum, or Chantix is included in the class. Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy
 If the employee has no insurance the Health Department will provide the Nicotine Replacement Therapy or if the employee has insurance the Health Department has funding to pay the co-pay for the employee.
 Employees will need to get prescription or authorization from their primary care provider for the replacement therapy.
Any employees that register will be allowed to attend these sessions during their work day, provided they have per-registered and are present at their registered class. Employees will need to sign in at each class to verify their attendance to be granted work time to participate.

  • Students may sign up by e-mailing health_services@washcoll.edu
  • Employees please use the link below to sign up or contact Krista in Human Resources at 410.778.7298

http://www.washcoll.edu/details/events_offices.php?id=8045

 

Online Free Cessation Sites

Pharmaceutical Company sites

Come and check out our program. Make your future tobacco-free!

SUPPORT TOBACCO FREE CAMPUS INITIATIVES AT WC!