BHS In the Community
|Quit Smoking for the New Year|
|December 3, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM OFFERED BY BERKSHIRE MEDICAL CENTER
PITTSFIELD, MA – For those looking to kick the smoking habit once and for all, Berkshire Medical Center offers a smoking cessation program to start the New Year. The BMC program meets on consecutive Thursdays for a five-week period. The program includes the availability of nicotine replacement therapy. Pre-registration for the classes is required. The classes are for any smoker who has been trying to cut down or quit altogether and can’t do it alone.
The smoking cessation program at Berkshire Medical Center will be offered on Thursdays, from January 8th to February 5th from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hillcrest Campus of Berkshire Medical Center, 165 Tor Court.
The program is limited to 12 participants. The cost of the program is $10 per session, unless covered by the participant’s insurance. To register, interested participants may call the Berkshire Health Systems Tobacco Treatment Services program at 413-499-2602 or 800-459-8762, ext. 9414.