Quit Smoking with The Butt Stops Here

SPHP offers the 7-week

Quit smoking in 2020!

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death, killing 25,500 New Yorkers and 430,000 Americans every year. Quitting is the single best thing a smoker can do to improve their health and reduce their risk of dying from a smoking-related illness.

To help individuals quit smoking, St. Peter’s Health Partners offers the award-winning The Butt Stops Here program.

The program consists of seven one-hour sessions and includes a workbook and two weeks of nicotine patches or gum. The group-supported program meets weekly and is led by a St. Peter’s Health Partners facilitator. The program fee is $45 and the Medicaid fee is $20. There is no fee for CDPHP participants. Check with your insurance provider to see if the program is covered. If cost is a concern, please contact us.

In 2020, The Butt Stops Here will be offered at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany and Samaritan Hospital in Troy.

Sessions in Albany will be held:

St. Peter’s Hospital
Radiation Waiting Room
317 S. Manning Blvd., Suite 100, Albany

Mondays | 6 – 7 pm

January 6 – February 17
March 2 – April 13
April 27 – June 15
July 6 – August 17
September 14 – October 26
November 2 – December 14

To register for classes at St. Peter’s Hospital, please contact Anne Lawton, Facilitator at (518) 525-1827 or visit sphp.com/classes-events.

Other Troy will be held:

Samaritan Hospital
Krause Center

2212 Burdett Ave., Troy
3:30 – 4:30 pm

Tuesdays, January 21 – March 3
Thursdays, April 9 – May 21
Tuesdays, June 16 – July 28
Thursdays, October 8 – November 19

To register for this class please contact Therese O’Callaghan, Facilitator at (518) 268-6442 or visit sphp.com/classes-events.

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