Quit Info

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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 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. Our 2019 program consists of seven one-hour sessions, includes a workbook and two weeks of nicotine patches or gum. Group support and facilitator-led.

2019 Class offerings

Theresa O’Callaghan, Facilitator
Register Today! (518) 268-6442 or online.

Samaritan Hospital, St. Mary’s Campus
1300 Massachusetts Ave, Troy
Tuesdays, January 15 – February 26, 3:30-4:30pm
Saturdays, Sept 14 – Oct 26, 10-11am

Samaritan Hospital, Main Campus
2215 Burdett Ave, Troy
Tuesdays, November 5 – December 17, 3:30 – 4:30pm

Clifton Park Family Practice
1 Tallow Wood Drive, Clifton Park
Tuesdays, April 16 – May 28, 5:30-6:30pm

Capital Region Family Health Center
2 Empire Drive, Suite 110, Rensselaer
Wednesdays, July 17 – August 21, 6-7pm

Anne Lawton, Facilitator
Register Today! (518) 525-1827 or online.

St. Peter’s Hospital, Cancer Care Center
317 S. Manning Blvd, Suite 100, Albany
Mondays, 6-7pm

March 4 – April 15
April 29 – June 17* (no class on Memorial Day, May 27)
July 8 – August 19
September 9 – October 21
November 4 – December 16

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.