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  • Tobacco Programs

    These tobacco-related services are funded by the Tobacco Master Settlement through the Pennsylvania Department of Health, in partnership with Adagio Health and the Tobacco Free Southwestern Pennsylvania Coalition. 

    Youth Cessation Services 

    Three American Lung Association programs are offered free of charge to students in Westmoreland County school districts who elect to participate. Parent permission is required for all school-based services. 

    • NOT (Not on Tobacco), is a ten-session cessation program for voluntary students who want to quit the use of tobacco products. Meetings occur during the school day on a rotating period basis. Group membership is voluntary and parental permission is required.  
    • NOT Boosters is a four-session cessation program for voluntary students to reinforce the student’s commitment to stay quit and to review cessation strategies learned in the NOT program. Membership is voluntary and parental permission is required.  
    • NOT-ATS (Alternative to Suspension), a four-week program for students who have violated the school tobacco policy. Meetings typically occur during the school day on a rotating period basis, other accommodations can be made. Parental permission is required in accordance with school policy.  


    Adult Cessation Services 

    The American Lung Association “Freedom From Smoking” program is offered free of charge to college students and faculty and staff in Westmoreland County school districts and educational facilities. This is an eight week cessation course with vouchers available for pharmaceutical cessation support. Accommodations are made to schedule this program based on participant’s available time. 

     
    Contact Us
    Donna A. Kean
    Executive Director of Prevention Projects
    Phone: 724-805-2050
    Fax: 724-420-5930
    donna.kean@stvincent.edu