JCC supports students and employees who want to quit using tobacco products.
Tobacco cessation resources include:
American Lung Association and American Lung Association of the Northeast
Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence
Chautauqua County Department of Health, offering prevention services
Community Health Center of Buffalo
Freedom From Smoking, offered by the American Lung Association
New York State Smokers’ Quitline
Smoking Stops Here, offered by the state of Maryland
VA Western New York Healthcare System
WCA Hospital Wellness Program
Other resources, examining data and trends include:
The New York State Department of Health highlights tobacco control and tobacco-free initiatives and monitors data on tobacco use among different populations.
"Selling a Poison By the Barrel: Liquid Nicotine for E-Cigarettes" (New York Times, March 23, 2014).
The New York State Colleges Tobacco Free Initiative is a statewide partnership dedicated to encouraging and supporting colleges and universities to implement and effectively enforce 100% tobacco-free campus policies.
Other resources may be available through your healthcare provider or by contacting healthcare facilities in southwestern New York, including:
Brooks Memorial Hospital | Dunkirk, NY | 716.366.1111
Lake Shore Health Care Center | Irving, NY | 716.951.7000
Olean General Hospital | Olean, NY | 716.373.2600
WCA Hospital | Jamestown, NY | 716.487.0141
Westfield Memorial Hospital | Westfield, NY | 716.326.4921