Tobacco Free

Tobacco Dependence Cessation programs

In support of the tobacco-free campus policy, Bronx Community College provides the following tobacco cessation and prevention services. In addition, CUNY employees have access to the CUNY/Work Life Program and BCC employees and students can use the BCC Health Services Office for additional resources.

BCC resources include:

  • Health Education in Health, Physical Education and Wellness Department (Cessation Programs): Loew Hall, Room 300, 718.289.5897
  • Psychological Services in Student Development (Cessation Programs): Loew Hall, Room 210, 718.289.5873.
  • BCC Health Services Office in Student Development: Loew Hall, Room101, 718.289.5858

New York City also provides an array of free or low-cost programs and resources to assist with smoking cessation.

New York City cessation programs include:

  • NYS Smoker’s Quit Line: 866.697.8487 or www.nysmokefree.com and www.nyc.gov/apps/311 (please enter Quit Smoking Assistance).
  • Employee Smoking Cessation Program (ESCAPE): 212.676.2393 or www.nyc.gov.
  • CUNY Work/Life Program: 800.833.8707 or www.cuny.edu/worklife.

Bronx Resources for smoking cessation include:

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine: smoking cessation and tobacco programs and services, 718.430.2697
  • Segundo Ruiz Belvis Diagnostic and Treatment Center: smoking cessation and tobacco programs and services, 545 East 142 Street, 718.519.2490
  • Morrisania Diagnostic and Treatment Center: smoking cessation and tobacco free or reduced cost medications, 1225 Gerard Avenue, 718.579.4934
  • Jacobi Medical Center: smoking cessation and tobacco free or reduced cost medications, 1400 Pelham Parkway, 718.918.3784
  • North Central Bronx Hospital: smoking cessation and tobacco free or reduced cost medications, 3424 Kossuth Avenue, 718.519.2425
  • Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center: smoking cessation and tobacco free or reduced cost medications, 234 East 149th Street, 718.579.4934
  • NYS Smokers Quitline: 866.697.8487 (to locate resources in your area)
  • American Cancer Society Quitline: 866.533.4396
  • American Cancer Society: 800.227.2345
  • American Lung Association: 800.315.8700
 

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