Although concerned advocates across the state are doing great work, to expand access to quality, affordable health care, with the Affordable Care Act or Obama Care for short, there are still significant numbers of Marylanders who will fall through the cracks. Through no fault of...
On October 7, 2014 the Judiciary Committee of the Baltimore City Council met to hear testimony on proposed legislation that would treat the use, sale and retail placement of e-cigarettes the same as traditional cigarettes. The Council room was packed, with those supporting and...
Written by: Christina Saunders While many smokers believe vaping is an easy way to curb their appetite for nicotine and also assist them with quitting, they need to get the facts. For those who don’t know, vaping is the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarette)...
“The classes became like a family dynamic. It gave a sense that they were not alone and brought validity for them smoking was a habit and seeking help for it should not be shameful”.
- Anonymous 2, Previous Participant
“Seems like when you get around people that are struggling with the same thing it’s kind of big help, well to me. It’s a big help to be around those going through the same problem that you are going through and they can help out a lot”.
- Anonymous 1, Previous Participant
Class participation help me tremendously. Somehow listening to others going thru the same things that I’m going thru allows me more insight into my struggles.
- William E Miles, Previous Participant
...the smokers group been very helpful for me cause I no longer smoke, and I do like to continue my groups, cause my health is very important to me at this age.
- Antonio Johnson, Previous Participant
This program has helped me quit smoking. It has given me a lot of confidence and self-improvement skills. [They] explained everything good and bad involving the process of becoming a non-smoker. I am grateful for this program. I am saving lots of money and I have lost 20lbs. I have found other things to do like swim and exercising, walking and reading.
- Serena Anderson, April 2012, Previous Participant