In December 2013, CEASE finished another wave of our 12 week smoking cessation classes with 28 graduates! We are so proud of those who fought to stay committed through the ups and downs. We interviewed one of our very own graduates, Ms. Rosita- Raglin Parker (pictured above with...
“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
Did you know smoking affects your oral health? Possible oral health impacts of smoking and all tobacco products include:
-stained teeth and tongue
-dulled sense of taste and smell
-slow healing after a tooth extraction or other surgery
-difficulties in correcting cosmetic dental problems
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