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Adult Cessation Programs

  • The Freedom From Smoking group clinic includes eight sessions and features a step-by-step plan for quitting tobacco. Each session is designed to help tobacco users gain control over their behavior. The clinic format encourages participants to work on the process and problems of quitting both individually and as part of a group.
  • Visit Lung.org or call 1-800-LUNG-USA to learn more.
  • Lung.org/FFS
  • The Freedom From Smoking® Plus is a highly-interactive online behavioral change program that addresses today’s mobile lifestyles. It works on desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones and includes telephone, chat and email support from trained tobacco cessation counselors. 
  • (717) 971-1122
  • The Freedom From Smoking self-help manual can be used by individuals in a self-guided method of quitting. This 56-page interactive self-help workbook is based on the American Lung Association’s proven-effective Freedom From Smoking Clinic Program, and covers identifying triggers, removing roadblocks, addressing physical, mental and social aspects of addiction, preparing for quit day, handling social situations, preventing relapse and how to stay on track with lifestyle changes. The cost is $5.99 each and can be ordered through your local American Lung Association office. To place and order, call (717) 971-1122.
  • My Life, My Quit can reveal the truth about vaping, smoking and other tobacco products so you can make informed decisions about your future. And if you decide you want to quit, they give you all of the tools you need to do it successfully, including the ability to talk and text with a quit coach, get text messages to encourage your quit, learn coping techniques, and get the support you need to quit for good.
  • 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669)
  • Spanish-speaking: 1-855-DEJELO-YA (335-3569)
  • The Pennsylvania Quitline is a free local resource for quitting tobacco use. It provides over-the-phone counseling services with a certified quit coach, nicotine patches and lozenges (for qualified callers) and support for all Pennsylvania residents. Information and self-help materials are available.

Local Cessation Programming in Pennsylvania

  • Adagio Health
    Phone: 1-800-215-7494

American Lung Association in Pennsylvania
Contact: Chelsey Hildebrand, Director, Health Promotions
Phone: (717) 971-1126
Email: Chelsey.Hildebrand@Lung.org

Local Cessation Programs in Northcentral Region of Pennsylvania:
Bradford, Potter, and Tioga Counties
Northcentral Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
63 Main Street, Second Floor, Wellsboro, PA 16901
Contact: Susan Gage
Phone: (570) 724-9145
Email: ncpaahec.students@gmail.com

Sullivan, Columbia, Montour, and Northumberland Counties
Pathway to Recovery
223 West Broad Street, Hazelton, PA 18201
Contact: Eileen Panzarella
Phone: (570) 455-9902
Email: epanzarella@pathway-to-recovery.org

Centre, Clinton, Lycoming, Snyder, and Union Counties
American Lung Association in Pennsylvania
Contact: Meredith Bigger, Specialist, Health Promotions
Phone: (570) 243-6545
Email: Meredith.Bigger@Lung.org

American Lung Association in Pennsylvania
Contact: David Huber, Specialist, Health Promotions
Phone: (717) 229-8330
Email: David.Huber@Lung.org

Local Cessation Programs in Southcentral Region of Pennsylvania:
Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry Counties
Harrisburg Area YMCA
805 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102
Contact: Eric Rothermel and Amy Lauver
Phone: (717) 362-9494
Email: eric.rothermel@ymcaharrisburg.org
Email: amy.lauver@ymcaharrisburg.org

Bedford and Blair Counties
Lung Disease Foundation of Central PA
800 Chestnut Ave, Altoona, PA 16601
Contact: Sherri Stayer
Phone: (814) 946-2845
Email: SherriS@altoonalungspecialist.com

Lebanon County
Lebanon Family Health Services
615 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA 17042
Contact: Vicki DeLoatch
Phone: (717) 273-8893
Email: Vicki@lebanonfamilyhealth.org

Adams and York Counties
WellSpan Health
South George Street, Suite 160, York, PA 17401
Contact: Leah Neiderer
Phone: (717) 851-5805
Email: lneiderer2@wellspan.org

Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Mifflin, and Juniata Counties
Healthy Community Partnership
232 Lincoln Way E Suite B, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Contact: Karen Johnston
Phone: (717) 264-1470
Email: kpjohn.hcp@gmail.com

American Lung Association in Pennsylvania
Contact: Yvonne Kuhenbeaker, Manager, Health Promotions
Phone: (484) 655-1049
Email: Yvonne.Kuhenbeaker@Lung.org

Local Cessation Programs in Northeast Region of Pennsylvania:
Lehigh, Northampton, and Carbon Counties
Lehigh Valley Health Network
1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA 18103
Contact: Lindsey Dietrich
Phone: (610)402-4267
Email: lindsey.dietrich@lvhn.org

Monroe County
Lehigh Valley Health Network – Pocono
206 E Brown Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Contact: Virginia Matrisciano
Phone: (570) 422-8358
Email: Virginia.Matrisciano@lvhn.org

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

Wyoming and Luzerne Counties
Pathway to Recovery
223 W Broad Street, Hazelton, PA 18201
Contact: Eileen Panzarella
Phone: (570) 455-9902
Email: epanzarella@pathway-to-recovery.org

  • Health Promotion Council
    (215) 731-6154
  • Philadelphia Department of Health
    (215) 685-5693

Youth Cessation Programs

  • The quitline is a free service that offers one-on-one immediate support. It is staffed by quit smoking coaches who can provide you with helpful information, advice and support as they walk you through a step by step plan to quit. To sign up or for more information, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669).

Intervention for Nicotine Dependence: Education, Prevention, Tobacco and Health (INDEPTH) is a new, convenient alternative to suspension or citation that helps schools and communities address the teen vaping problem in a more supportive way. Instead of solely focusing on punitive measures, INDEPTH is an interactive program that teaches students about nicotine dependence, establishing healthy alternatives and how to kick the unhealthy addiction that got them in trouble in the first place. 

  • The Not On Tobacco group (N-O-T) is the American Lung Association’s voluntary tobacco cessation program taught by trained and certified adults for teens ages 14-19. Over the 10-week program, participants learn to identify their reasons for tobacco use, healthy alternatives to tobacco use and people who will support them in their efforts to quit. Visit lung.org or call your local office at 717-971-1122 for more information.
  • QuitSTART is a free app made for teens who want to quit smoking. The app takes the information you provide about your smoking history and gives you tailored tips, inspiration and challenges to help you become smoke free and live a healthier life. The app is free for download on iTunes and Android. This free program is designed and run by the National Cancer Institute. For more information, visit teen.smokefree.gov.
  • Smokefree Teen is a web-based program designed and run by the National Cancer Institute to help you understand the decisions you make — especially the decision to quit smoking — and how those decisions fit into your life. Visit teen.smokefree.gov to learn more or sign up for this free program.
  • Smokefree TXT is a mobile text messaging program that provides 24/7 tips, advice and encouragement to help you quit smoking. To sign up for Smokefree TXT, simply text QUIT to IQUIT (47848). This free program is designed and run by the National Cancer Institute.

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Camp Hill, PA 17001
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