Freedom From Smoking

Free classes designed specifically for adults like you, who want to quit smoking. Hundreds of thousands have become smokefree through the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® program, either online, in-person, or on your own.
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MAKE THE DECISION TO QUIT SMOKING TODAY!

Free classes designed specifically for adults like you, who want
to quit tobacco use.

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Hollidaysburg:

Free classes designed specifically for adults like you, who want to quit tobacco use. Make the decision to quit smoking today! Register for the Next Series of Classes Class Dates: Monday, March 23 - 4:30 p.m., Monday, March 30 - 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 6 - 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 13 - 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 15 - 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 20 - 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 20 - 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 27 - 4:30 p.m., Monday, May 4 – 4:30 p.m.. Location: Blair Regional YMCA 1111 Hewit Street, Hollidaysburg. Please register by calling 814-946-2845 extension 200. Free Participation and Nicotine Replacement Therapy. Contact us at:  www.lungdiseasefoundation.org, info@lungdiseasefoundation.org, 814-946-2845, Ext. 200

Bedford:

Free classes designed specifically for adults like you, who want to quit tobacco use. Make the decision to quit smoking today! Register for the Next Series of Classes Class Dates: Tuesdays 3/17/20-4/28/20 with an extra class on Thurs 4/9 4:30-6pm Tuesdays 5/12/20-6/23/20with an extra class on Thurs 6/4 6-7:30pm with an extra class on Thurs 8/6 4:30-6pm Tuesdays 9/8/20-10/20/20 with an extra class on Thurs 10/1 4:30-6pm Tuesdays 10/27/20-12/8/20 with an extra class on Thurs 11/19. Location: Bedford Country Chamber of Commerce. Please register by calling 814-977-4455. Free Participation and Nicotine Replacement Therapy. Contact us at:  www.lungdiseasefoundation.org, info@lungdiseasefoundation.org, 814-946-2845, Ext. 200

Altoona:

Free classes designed specifically for adults like you, who want to quit tobacco use. Make the decision to quit smoking today! Register for the Next Series of Classes Class Dates: January 7 to February 18, March 3 to April 14, May 12 to June 23, July 7 to August 18, September 8 to October 20, November 10 to December 22. Class Times: 4:30pm. Location: Lung Disease Foundation of Central PA: 800 Chestnut Ave, Altoona, PA 16601. Please register by calling 814-977-4455. Free Participation and Nicotine Replacement Therapy. Contact us at:  www.lungdiseasefoundation.org, info@lungdiseasefoundation.org, 814-977-4455


Our Podcast

Real talk with professionals about the steps to quit smoking and the benefits of a smoke free life.

BENEFITS OF QUITTING TOBACCO

an individuals heart rate drops to a normal level

carbon monoxide levels in the blood drop to normal

an individual’s risk of having a heart attack begins to drop and their lung function begins to improve

an individual’s cough and shortness of breath decreases

an individuals coronary heart disease is half that of a smoker

an individual’s risk of having a stroke is reduced to that of a nonsmoker

an individual’s lung cancer rate is about half that of a smoker and their risk of getting cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney, and pancreas decreases

an individual’s risk of coronary heart disease is the same as that of a nonsmoker


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