Josh Edelman and David Burns, Delaware Valley High School seniors, and members of Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU) recently met with Representative Mike Peifer to explain survey results from community members on their opinions of the growing number of tobacco businesses operating between Matamoras and Milford.
March 20, 2013 is Kick Butts Day, a day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco at more than 1,000 events across the United States and around the world.
Does your loved one use tobacco? It can be a touchy and difficult subject to talk about. Sometimes, a well-timed word or event can get the ball rolling.
Young people from the Delaware Valley Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU) joined thousands of kids from across the country taking part in Kick Butts Day, Wednesday, March 21, a nationwide initiative that makes kids leaders in the effort to stop youth tobacco use.
The program includes counseling, support and nicotine patches.
Penn State Educator Debbie Albrecht talks about the expansion of the Pike County tobacco treatment program into Wayne County with Donna Decker, Community Health Educator for Wayne Memorial Hospital.
“Fewer Americans are lighting up. Now more than ever, smokers are motivated to quit.” says a report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. If this reminds you to quit, help is here!
“Fewer Americans are lighting up. Now more than ever, smokers are motivated to quit.” says a report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The New Year is a perfect time to make a quit resolution. Belle Reve Senior Living Center in Milford will help by hosting Penn State Extension quit program this January.
The Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce understands that quitting tobacco with support can increase the chance for success by 50%! That is why they are hosting Penn State Extension’s quit tobacco program beginning November 30, 2011 at the Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, 2512 Route 6, Suite 2, Hawley, PA 18428.
You might be interested to know how the Wayne County tobacco treatment program can work for you. It’s easy! Once you decide it’s time to quit, call Penn State Extension at (570) 253-5970 Ext 411 in Wayne County or (570) 296-3400 in Pike County. Either number will put you in touch with the tobacco treatment counselor.
Which consumer product contains 7,000 chemicals, many of which are poisonous, and at least 50 are known to cause cancer? If you guessed cigarettes, you are correct!
Tobacco cessation resources are now available in Pike and Wayne Counties. This quit program includes counseling, support, and nicotine replacement. Studies show a 50% increase in success with a quit plan that includes counseling and nicotine replacement.