Tobacco Cessation Resources

Tobacco CessationEliminating tobacco use is the most important lifestyle choice you can make to reduce your risk of getting cancer. In addition to causing several types of cancer, tobacco use also puts individuals at higher risk for heart disease, lung disease,
and stroke.

Click here for tobacco related cancer incidence in NEPA and tips on how to decrease your risk of developing cancer.
 

Below are links to information on resources available to those interested in quitting:

Lackawanna County
  • The Wright Center- Jermyn
    5 South Washington Avenue, Jermyn, PA 18433
    (570) 383-9934
    Medical Assistance Enrolled Provider
  • The Wright Center- Scranton/VIM Lackawanna
    640 Madison Avenue, Scranton, PA 18433
    (570) 941-0630
    Medical Assistance Enrolled Provider
  • The Wright Center- Clarks Summit
    1145 Northern Boulevard, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
    (570) 585-1300
    Medical Assistance Enrolled Provider
  • RediCare Medical Center
    648 North Main Avenue, Taylor, PA 18517
    (570) 348-1101
    Medical Assistance Enrolled Provider
    Walk-in clinic, no appt. necessary
    Offer counseling and NRT
  • American Lung Association of Pennsylvania- Northeast Region|
    Marywood University
    2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509
    (570) 346-1784
    Freedom from Smoking cessation clinics², self-help programs, Tobacco- Free Youth Coalitions, etc.

Luzerne County 

  • Pathway to Recovery
    145 West Broad Street, 2nd Floor, Hazleton, PA 18201
    (570) 455-9902
  • The Wright Center- S. Franklin Street
    335 S. Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    (570) 591-5283
  • The Wright Center- Old River Road
    250 Old River Road, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    (570) 591-5283
  • Rural Health Corporation of NEPA
    1084 Route 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    (570) 825-8741

Monroe County 

  • Pocono Medical Center
    FREE Tobacco Treatment Program
    206 East Brown Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
    (570) 476-3680
  • Shawnee Medical Group- must be a patient
    106 Shawnee Square Drive, Suite 101, Shawnee-on-Del Drive, PA 18356
    (570) 421-3900
    Medical Assistance Enrolled Provider

Pike County

  • Penn State Extension in Pike County
    Stephen Alessi
    514 Broad Street, Milford, PA 18337
    (570) 296-3400
    $40 fee. Offers counseling, support, and nicotine replacement.
    Modeled after Freedom for Smoking

Susquehanna County/ Wayne County

  • Tobacco Cessation Services
    (570) 278-5337
    1 (800) 982-4045
    Provides small group or individual counseling and free NRT

Wyoming County

  • Rural Health Corporation of NEPA
    Monroe-Noxen Health Center
    2888 SR 29 South, Noxen, PA 18636
    (570) 704-4234

    PA Free Quit Line:

Eligibility: Any PA resident over the age of 18 years who wishes to quit smoking may use the PA Free Quit Line. The PA Free Quit Line provides counseling and free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for participants over 18 years of age. For more information, please visit: https://pa.quitlogix.org

Freedom for Smoking:

Includes eight sessions and features a step-by-step plan for quitting smoking. Each session is designed to help smokers gain control over their behavior. The clinic format encourages participants to work on the process and problems of quitting both individually and as part of a group. Freedom from Smoking Plus is also now available and is in a flexible online format. More information can be found at www.lung.org or www.freedomfromsmoking.org