Center for Tobacco Control - Our Services

Center for Tobacco Control - Our Services

Support

Stop smoking classes

If you have returned to smoking, the Center for Tobacco Control can help. The center holds five-week stop smoking classes.  Upcoming class start dates are:

  • January 6, 2015
  • February 10, 2015
  • March 24, 2015
  • April 28, 2015
  • June 1, 2015
  • July 7,2015
  • August 11, 2015
  • September 29, 2015
  • November 3, 2015

 

Northwell Health Glen Cove Hospital

  • January 7, 2015

This five-week intensive stop-smoking class emphasizes behavior changes and medication use.  The class meets on Tuesday nights at 6pm. The class at Northwell Health Glen Cove Hospital meets on Wednesday afternoons at 12:00pm. Participants are encouraged to bring a family member or friend for support. Please call (516) 466-1980 to register.

For employers

The Facts

  • Smokers waste 10% of company time on "smoking rituals" every single day.
  • Absenteeism rates for smokers are 50% higher than for nonsmokers.
  • Health, life and disability insurance premiums for smokers are more costly.
  • The workplace is an ideal environment in which to encourage smokers to quit.
  • Maintenance costs are decreased when smoke, matches and butts are eliminated in facilities and company vehicles.
  • The risk of fire is lower in smoke-free environments.
  • Seventy percent of all current smokers express a desire to quit. 

The Center for Tobacco Control can help your employees quit

  • We can provide on-site Stop Smoking Classes.
  • We have helped thousands of people on Long Island quit smoking. Our success rates are among the highest in the United States.
  • Call the Center for Tobacco Control to discuss services and fees. (516) 466-1980.

Take control of your health

Early detection of lung cancer saves lives.

We're all in this together

Support groups

Quitting can be hard, but you're not alone. Our support groups can help you through it.