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Pittsburgh CCC Holds Smoking Cessation Program

October 22, 2018 12:00 AM
By: Tara Marhefka

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BCC - 2018 Oct 23 - Smoking Cessation.jpgOn October 23, 2018, Pittsburgh Community Corrections Center hosted Tiffany Babinsack, program coordinator for Tobacco Free Allegheny. Ms. Babinsack conducted a smoking cessation program for 36 PCCC reentrants. Beginning in November, Tobacco Free Allegheny will be conducting weekly smoking cessation classes at PCCC in conjunction with Mercy Behavioral Health. Tobacco Free Allegheny also donated materials to the PCCC Resource Library.

Tobacco Free Allegheny (TFA) serves as a resource to the community, providing education about all aspects of tobacco use and the harmful effects of secondhand smoke exposure.  It maintains a library of information and visual aids for loan to schools, students, and community organizations. TFA is a nonprofit corporation and a part of the statewide tobacco control program supported by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

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