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The Butt Stops Here Program The Center for Health Programs and Promotion. St. Peter’s Health Partners

The Butt Stops Here© is an award-winning program. It has helped THOUSANDS to stop smoking. The program fee is $45 for seven one-hour sessions and the Medicaid fee is $20. There is no fee for CDPHP participants. The program includes a workbook, two weeks of nicotine patches or gum, group support, and is facilitator-led.

St. Mary’s Hospital

1300 Massachusetts Ave., Troy
Tuesdays, November 7 – December 19, 6 – 7 pm
Therese O’Callaghan, Facilitator
Register: (518) 268-6442

St. Peter’s Hospital Cancer Care Center

317 S. Manning Blvd., Suite 100, Albany
Mondays, November 6 – December 18, 6 – 7 pm
Anne Lawton, Facilitator
Register:  (518) 525-1827

McClellan Street Health Center

600 McClellan Street, Schenectady
Sleep Center Conference Room (Fourth floor)
Wednesdays, November 15 – December 20, 6 – 7 pm
Kathryn Kromrey & Mary-Lynn Hemberger, Co-facilitators
Register: (518) 831-6957

The Courage to Quit

Two Locations – Free of Charge
*****No registration required*****

A faith-based smoking cessation group that meets once a week. You can join at any time.
It uses elements from The Butt Stops Here Program and sessions are conducted by a mission staff member. Includes cessation materials and two weeks of nicotine patches or gum.

Capital City Rescue Mission
259 So. Pearl St., Albany
Every Thursday at 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Please call: 518.725.4465

City Mission of Schenectady
425 Hamilton St., Schenectady
Please call: 518.346.2275 x329

Online Quit Resources

The New York State Quitline keeps a comprehensive list of links to web sites that have tobacco-related news and information to help you stop smoking. Visit the Quitline for more information.