At Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, we are committed to addressing the serious consequences of tobacco use. Our goal is to empower each individual to quit tobacco use and smoking by providing a tobacco-free campus as well as easy access to tobacco treatment. Quitting tobacco is one of the best things you can do for your health. It is hard work, but you can do it. The following links can help.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center offers FREE ongoing sessions of the American Lung Association's Freedom From Smoking in both Burlington and Peabody locations. The Freedom From Smoking group includes eight sessions and features a step-by-step plan for quitting smoking/tobacco use. Each session is designed to help tobacco users gain control over their behavior. This format encourages participants to work on the process and problems of quitting both individually and as part of a group.
Sessions follow this format:
Thinking About Quitting
On the Road to Freedom
• Studying your Habits
• Building Motivation
Wanting to Quit
The New You
• Stress Management
• Weight Control
• Active Fun and Exercise
Sessions are ongoing. Participants must pre-register before attending sessions. To register for this program please complete the Tobacco Treatment Information Request Form or call 781.744.QUIT (7848) for assistance.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center offers FREE "drop-in" workshops held the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 6 - 7 pm located at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Lobby Conference Room, 4th Floor, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA. Come share and receive support on your journey to live tobacco free. Pre-registration is not required, please drop-in if you are interested.
Request more information or register for FREE sessions of the American Lung Association's Freedom from Smoking®. Pre-registration is required.