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No Smoking   STOP   SMOKING



It's never too late to quit !

     More than 45 million Americans
     have stopped smoking. You can, too !

What is the
Smoking Cessation Program ?

     A community-based program offering
     FREE Stop Smoking for Life classes

Who is
eligible to participate ?

       Anyone who currently smokes and
desires information and assistance in stopping

Who will
conduct the program ?

                      Staff from
     Washington County Health Department

What does
the program include ?

  • Free Stop Smoking classes

  • Strategies, materials & information

  • Tools to develop a personal quit plan

  • Ongoing support and encouragement

  • Support from successful quitters
  • Free Nicotene Patches provided to
    Washington County residents

Where will
the FREE classes be held ?

Washington County Health Department
1302 Pennsylvania Avenue
Hagerstown, Maryland 21742

Morning & Evening Classes
- Call for dates and time -


What are the
benefits of stopping smoking ?

  • The body immediately begins to repair damage caused by smoking !
  • Lung functions improve !
  • Energy level rises !
  • Circulation improves !
  • Self-esteem increases. You are in control !
  • Quality of life improves !
  • Smoking is the single most preventable cause of illness and early death in America !
What topics
are covered in classes ?

  • Nicotine Addiction
  • Lifestyle Changes
  • Withdrawal/Coping Tips
  • Coping With Stress
  • Rationalizations
  • Problem Solving
  • Weight Gain Concerns
  • Benefits of Quitting
  • Relapse Prevention Strategies

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Send comments and suggestions to:wash.health@maryland.gov

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Martin O'Malley, Governor | Anthony G. Brown, Lt. Governor

Last Updated 07/18/2006     © Washington County Health Department