Albany County hosts kickoff to behavioral health tobacco-free initiative
by Webmaster | Jul 31, 2014 | Blog |
Dr. Steve Giordano (pictured), Director of the Albany County Department of Mental Health addresses the crowd at a kickoff bar-b-q earlier today announcing the department’s initiative to address tobacco use among those living with mental illness. The Department is participating in the Tri-County Behavioral Health for Tobacco-Free Living initiative, a project supported by the Center for Smoking Cessation at Seton Health and the Capital District Tobacco-Free Coalition. Congratulations to ACDMH for their leadership! What a fun and creative way to celebrate health!
Sara from the Albany County Department of Health shares health-related information.
Dogs and burgers for all! Watermelon, chips and a DJ, too. Albany County knows how to throw a party!
Molly Furey and Amanda Mulhern of the Center for Smoking Cessation are assisted by Derek in sharing cessation information.
Derek shares his story of how he quit smoking.
Michael Seserman from the American Cancer Society and the NYS Public Health Association applauds Albany County’s efforts.