Outpatient smoking cessation 1-on-1 counseling is available through our Pulmonary Medicine Department. Sessions are approximately 30 minutes and up to 8 sessions are covered by many insurance providers. We recommend you check with your insurance provider about coverage. If you are interested in counseling, talk with your primary care physician. You can also contact Pulmonary Medicine for more information at (603) 742-5252 extension 2752.
Smoking hypnosis class meets at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital the third Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. No referral is needed. The course is led by certified hypnotherapist Ed Lane. A $50 fee is due before class to reserve your spot. To register, or for more information, please call Community Relations at (603) 740-2818.
Cigarettes contain many hazardous substances that damage the lung when inhaled, including tar nicotine, carbon monoxide, and cyanide. Long-term exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and/or repeated respiratory infections also can increase a person's risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
General Smoking Facts
What's in a Cigarette?
Which quit-smoking method is best for you?
Regional and National Resources
New Hampshire Tobacco Help Line
Breathe New Hampshire