Health Services

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North County Complex
Building C928
Hauppauge, NY 11788
 
Phone (631) 853-3162

Smoking Cessation Class Schedule

Link to Smokefree.gov
CDC Fast Facts

 

Doctor with surgical mask  Tobacco use leads to disease and disability.
  • Smoking causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, and lung diseases (including emphysema, bronchitis, and chronic airway obstruction).
  • For every person who dies from a smoking-related disease, 20 more people suffer with at least one serious illness from smoking. Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death.
  • Worldwide, tobacco use causes more than 5 million deaths per year, and current trends show that tobacco use will cause more than 8 million deaths annually by 2030.
  • In the United States, tobacco use is responsible for about one in five deaths annually (i.e., about 443,000 deaths per year, and an estimated 49,000 of these smoking-related deaths are the result of secondhand smoke exposure).
  • On average, smokers die 13 to 14 years earlier than nonsmokers. The cigarette industry spends billions each year on advertising and promotions.
  • $9.94 billion total spent in 2008
  • $27 million spent a day in 2008 Tobacco use costs the United States billions of dollars each year.
  • Cigarette smoking costs more than $193 billion (i.e., $97 billion in lost productivity plus $96 billion in health care expenditures).
  • Secondhand smoke costs more than $10 billion (i.e., health care expenditures, morbidity, and mortality). State spending on tobacco control does not meet CDC-recommended levels.
  • Collectively, states have billions of dollars available to them—from tobacco excise taxes and tobacco industry legal settlements—for preventing and controlling tobacco use. States currently use a very small percentage of these funds for tobacco control programs.
  • In 2011, states will collect $25.3 billion from tobacco taxes and legal settlements, but states are spending only 2% of the $25.3 billion on tobacco control programs.
  • Investing only about 15% (i.e., $3.7 billion) of the $25.3 billion would fund every state tobacco control program at CDC-recommended levels. More Facts Here.
  • Brought to you by the LEARN TO BE... TOBACCO FREE Program

    Pre-registration is required. Please call the numbers listed below.

    Registration remains open for each class until the second session.

     

    Last Update May 12, 2015

     

    MONDAY

     

    North Shore Public Library

    250 25A, Shoreham

    Dates: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 July 6

    Reunion: July 27, 2015

    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM

    Contact: 929-4488

     

    Middle Country Public Library

    575 Middle Country Road, Selden

    Dates: July 6, 13, 20, 27 August 3

    Reunion: August 24, 2015

    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM

    Contact: 585-93993 ext. 218

     

     

    TUESDAY

     

    Hampton Bays Library

    52 Ponquogue Avenue, Hampton Bays

    Dates: June 16, 23, 30 July 14, 21, 28

    Reunion: August 17, 2015

    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM

    Contact: 728-6241

     

    Copiague Memorial Library

    50 Deauville Blvd, Copiague

    Dates: July 7, 14, 21, 28 August 4, 11

    Reunion: September 1, 2015

    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM

    Contact: 691-1111

     

    WEDNESDAY

    No classes scheduled

     

    THURSDAY

     

    Suffolk County Department of Health

    725 Veterans Highway Bldg. C 928, Hauppauge

    Dates: May 28 June 4, 11, 18, 25 July 9

    Reunion:  July 30, 2015

    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM

    Contact: 853-3187

     

    Brentwood Public Library

    2nd Ave & 4th St, Brentwood

    Dates: July 9, 16, 23, 30 August 6, 13

    Reunion: September 3, 2015

    Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM

    Contact: 273-7883

     

    Huntington Public Library, Huntington Station Branch

    1335 New York Avenue, Huntington Station

    Dates: July 23, 30 August 6, 13, 20, 27

    Reunion: September 17, 2015

    Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM

    Contact: 421-5053

     

    FRIDAY No classes scheduled

     

    Support Group

    In order to attend the support group, you must have attended and completed a full program (6 weeks) of smoking cessation classes.  Both support groups begin at 5:30 PM

     

    1st Wednesday of every month

    Health Department

    725 Veteran's Memorial Hwy

    North County Complex, Bldg. C928

    Hauppauge, NY 11788

     

    3rd Wednesday of every month

    Riverhead Library

    330 Court St.

    Riverhead, NY 11901

     

     

    New York State Quitline: 1-866-697-8487