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Quit Smoking

There are many reasons to quit using tobacco. Knowing the serious health risks may help motivate you to quit. When used over a long period, tobacco and related chemicals such as tar and nicotine can increase your risk of:

  • Blood clots, which may lead to aneurysms and strokes
  • Cancer (especially in the lung, mouth, larynx, esophagus, bladder, kidney, pancreas, and cervix)
  • Coronary artery disease, including angina and heart attacks
  • Decreased ability to taste and smell
  • Delayed wound healing
  • High blood pressure
  • Lung problems such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis
  • Pregnancy-related problems, including miscarriage, premature labor, low birth weight, and risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
  • Tooth and gum diseases

Freedom from Smoking®

Rush-Copley is proud to offer Freedom from Smoking®, a seven-week workshop sponsored by the American Lung Association to provide support and skills needed to quit smoking. Sessions are held in a friendly, comfortable environment  and led by an experienced facilitator, who understands the unique challenges of quitting. The cost of the program is $20, which is refundable upon successful completion of the program.

Register online or call 866-4COPLEY (1-866-426-7539), 630-978-6700.