Tobacco Use Disorders

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    Taxonomy Code: YF-8000.1800-860

    A disorder that is characterized by use of tobacco, snuff or other substances containing nicotine which generally produces central nervous system stimulation, but in high doses can also have depressant effects. The general physical effects of nicotine use include irritation of lung tissues, constriction of blood vessels, and increased blood pressure and heart rate. Health risks include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, stroke, heart disease and cancers of the lungs, mouth, throat and esophagus.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    GREATER NEW YORK COUNCIL AGAINST PUBLIC SMOKINGProvides information on available stop smoking programs and legislation. Provides information on tobacco hazards to smokers and non-smokers of all ages.NassauGREATER NEW YORK COUNCIL AGAINST PUBLIC SMOKINGGREATER NEW YORK COUNCIL AGAINST PUBLIC SMOKING
    GREEN SEMINARProgram fosters smoking cessation and weight loss. Call to register.SuffolkGREEN SEMINARSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
    GREEN SEMINARSProvides smoking cessation and weight-loss programs. Pre-registration is required. For information on fees, and reservations call.SuffolkGREEN SEMINARSBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
    NEW YORK METROPOLITAN AREA INTERGROUPProvides a meeting location and a mutual support environment for men and women helping each other to stop smoking and live nicotine-free lives. Each meeting location provides a 12 step style of commitment based on the philosophy of Alcoholics Anonymous. Meeting locations may be in Suffolk, Nassau, Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan on specific days and at varied times. There are currently no meetings in Staten Island and the Bronx. Agency brochure and educational materials are produced. Call or visit website for updated locations and times. When calling infoline, leave message and volunteer will respond to the call.NEW YORK METROPOLITAN AREA INTERGROUPNICOTINE ANONYMOUS
    N-O-T: NOT-ON-TOBACCOProvides state of the art program specifically designed for teenagers who want to stop smoking.SuffolkN-O-T: NOT-ON-TOBACCOAMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION IN NEW YORK
    PULMONARY REHABILITATION PROGRAMOffers patients with chronic obstructive lung disease the opportunity to improve their lives through supervised exercise, education, behavior modification and emotional support. Offers a Stop Smoking program in conjunction with the American Lung Association. Call for more information.NassauPULMONARY REHABILITATION PROGRAMWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    STOP SMOKING CLINICHelps individuals of all ages to quit smoking and improve their quality of life by providing: seven, two-hour group sessions. Call for more information.NassauSTOP SMOKING CLINICST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL-THE HEART CENTER
    STOP SMOKING/WEIGHT LOSS SEMINARSOffers hypnosis as a means to stop smoking and promote weight loss. Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 7pm-9pm in Conference Room 1 and 2.SuffolkSTOP SMOKING/WEIGHT LOSS SEMINARSJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
    TOBACCO ACTION COALITION OF LONG ISLANDPromotes the acceptance of non-smoking as the social norm. Strives to meet the goals of prevention, cessation, and protection by working through media advocacy, policy initiatives, and existing tobacco, education and control programs. Also provides newsletter, cessation brochures in English and in Spanish, and a cessation poster.SuffolkTOBACCO ACTION COALITION OF LONG ISLANDTOBACCO ACTION COALITION OF LONG ISLAND

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