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Respiratory Therapy & Tobacco Cessation

Respiratory Therapy and Tobacco Cessation services assists by providing individual, in person or phone counseling and support groups to help you and your family members become tobacco free.  Many of these programs are available for no cost to anyone in your family looking to quit. Additional services include:

  • Free HealthLink Quit and Stay Quit cessation classes for you and your family members
  • A Quit Smoking Cafe the first Thursday of the month from 1-3 in the Cancer Center Atrium, hosted by a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist who will share information and refreshments
  • A support group the first Monday of the month in the Cancer Center from 12-1 with free parking

Tobacco Cessation Team

Theresa Hankin,
Mayo Clinic trained certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist,
Registered Respiratory Therapist

Carolyn Walczyk,
Tobacco Treatment Specialist

More detailed information is available on Upstate's Tobacco Cessation website.