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

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CDC Fast Facts




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 March 27, 2014

     

    MONDAY

    North Babylon Youth Center
    213 Phelps Lane, North Babylon
    Dates: April 21, 28 May 5, 12, 19
    Reunion: June 2, 2014
    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Contact: 422-0333

    Sachem Public Library
    150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook
    Dates: June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July 7
    Reunion: July 28, 2014
    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Contact: 588-5024

    St. Catherine of Siena Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
    52 Route 25A, Smithtown
    Dates: June 30 July 7, 14, 21 August 4, 11
    Reunion: August 25, 2014
    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Contact: 870-3444

    TUESDAY

    Brookhaven Town Hall
    1 Independence Hill, Farmingville
    Dates: April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6
    Reunion: May 27, 2014
    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Contact: 451-8026

    Holy Trinity Baptist Church
    300 Albany Avenue, Amityville
    Dates: April 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13
    Reunion: June 3, 2014
    Time: 5:30 – 6:30 PM
    Contact: 842-6770

    Mastic Recreation Community Center
    15 Herkimer Street, Mastic
    Dates: June 3, 10, 17, 24 July 1, 8
    Reunion: July 29, 2014
    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Contact: 281-7655

     

    WEDNESDAY
    No Classes Scheduled

    THURSDAY

    Southside Hospital
    301 East Main Street, Bay Shore
    Dates: April 3, 10, 17, 23 May 1, 8
    Reunion: May 22, 2014
    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Contact: 968-3587

    John T. Mather Hospital
    75 North Country Road, Port Jefferson
    Dates: May 8, 15, 22, 29 June 5, 12
    Reunion: July 10, 2014
    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Contact: 476-2723

    Dowling College
    150 Idle Hour Blvd, Oakdale
    Dates: May 22, 29 June 5, 12, 19, 26
    Reunion: July 17, 2014
    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Contact: 244-3340

    Elsie Owens HRHCare Center at Coram
    82 Middle Country Road, Coram
    Dates: June 19, 26 July 3, 10, 17, 24
    Reunion: August 14, 2014
    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Contact: 320-2220 x 52116

    FRIDAY
    No classes scheduled




     

     

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

     

    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 Highway

    North County Complex, Bldg. C928

    Hauppauge, NY 11788



    3rd Wednesday of every month

    Riverhead Library

    330 Court St

    Riverhead, NY 11901