Northeast Region

General Information

The American Lung Association’s Northeast Tobacco-Free Coalition is dedicated to saving lives by eliminating tobacco use and tobacco-related lung disease throughout the Northeast Pennsylvania.

Counties Served

Susquehanna  •  Wayne  •  Wyoming  •  Lackawanna  •  Pike  •  Luzerne  •  Monroe  •  Carbon  •  Northampton  •  Lehigh

Local Cessation Programs throughout Northeast Pennsylvania

Lehigh, Northampton, and Carbon Counties:
Lehigh Valley Health Network
1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA 18103
Contact: Lindsey Dietrich
Phone: (610) 402-4845

Susquehanna, Wayne, Lackawanna, and Pike Counties:
Northeast PA Area Health Education Center
164 Scranton Carbondale Highway
Archbald, PA 18403
Phone: 570-209-9644

Monroe County:
Lehigh Valley Health Network – Pocono
206 E Brown Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Contact: Dawn Gizzo
Phone: (570) 422-1704

Wyoming and Luzerne Counties:
Pathway to Recovery
223 W Broad Street, Hazelton, PA 18201
Contact: Eileen Panzarella
Phone: (570) 455-9902

Northeast Pennsylvania by the numbers

1 %

of adults smoke cigarettes every day or some days

1 %

of youth reported current use of an electronic vapor product


active youth members participate in the Tobacco Resistance Unit (TRU)

Regional Partners

Work Groups

Resources in this section are intended to assist with the prevent initiation of tobacco use among youth and young adults.

  • The Prevention Work Group works to identify potential partners/target outreach locations, and methods to engage the youth in an effort to recruit new TRU chapters to advocate for stronger tobacco control policies in Pennsylvania and promote youth empowerment.
  • The Cessation Work Group is focusing on the promotion of the PA Free Quitline as well as Freedom From Smoking® modalities.
  • The Policy Work Group leads the coalition in statewide and local tobacco control advocacy efforts and works to identify new Multi-Unit Housing, Worksite and YLAP partners to provide technical assistance in an effort to improve smoke free policies.

Quarterly Meetings

Resources in this section are intended to allow our members to conveniently access, review and stay current with our meeting agenda items.

New Member Welcome Packet: This helpful New Membership Packet will start your journey with plenty of information, tools and resources.

Job Openings

The Northeast region has the following position open for April 2023:

  • The American Lung Association is now hiring a Tobacco Enforcement Inspector in the Health Promotion & Education division. Work as an independent contractor to meet grant deliverables for the American Lung Association funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Northeast Tobacco Control. Conduct retailer compliance checks in accordance with Act 112 and Synar regulations established by the Association and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
  • To apply to the above Tobacco Enforcement Inspector position, please email your cover letter and resume to: Include the title in the subject line of your email, and the counties you are interested in serving in your cover letter (Susquehanna, Wayne, Lackawanna, Wyoming, Pike, Luzerne, Monroe, Carbon, Northampton, Lehigh). 

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Recent Events

Students from the TRU group at Dunmore High School work with Three Dog Films for a video about their work with point of sale

Quitline Bus

TRU Ambassador Matthew Kelly from Holy Cross High School in Dunmore

TRU group from Western Wayne School District

PO Box 277
Camp Hill, PA 17001
(p) 717-971-1134

This project is funded by a grant through
the PA Department of Health.


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