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

Smoking Cessation Class Schedule

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CDC Fast Facts

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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 September 23, 2014


    No classes scheduled


    West Babylon Library
    211 Route 109, West Babylon
    Dates: October 7, 21, 14, 28 November 18, 25
    Reunion: December 16, 2014
    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Contact: 669-5445

    Health Department
    725 Veterans Highway Bldg. C928, Hauppauge
    Dates: October 14, 21, 28 November 18, 25 December 2
    Reunion: December 23, 2014
    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Contact: 853-2928

    Sayville Public Library
    88 Greene Avenue, Sayville
    Dates: November 25 December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 January 6
    Reunion: January 27, 2015
    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Contact: 589-4440


    No classes scheduled


    Riverhead Library
    330 Court Street, Riverhead
    Dates: October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November 6
    Reunion: November 20, 2014
    Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Contact: 727-3228

    HRHCare at Tri Community Health Center
    1080 Sunrise Highway, Amityville
    Dates: October 23, 30 November 6, 13, 20 December 4
    Reunion: December 18, 2014
    Time: 5:30 – 6:30 PM
    Contact: 716-9026 x 83034

    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