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Panhandle Health District offers free quit tobacco services.

 

Adult Individual Consultations
  • General adult consultations that include two 1-1 1/2 hour appointments followed by telephone support.
  • Consultations are by appointment. Call 208-415-5143
  • Consultations are located at:

                                Panhandle Health District

                                8500 N. Atlas Rd.

                                Hayden, ID 83835

  • People in Boundary, Bonner, Shoshone and Benewah counties can call 415-5143 for resources and referrals.

 

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Millennium Challenge

  • Smoking cessation consultations are incorporated into four WIC program appointments for WIC clients and interested adult household members.
  • To schedule an appointment, talk to a WIC Customer Representative during a WIC appointment.

 

Teen classes

  • END--Ending Nicotine Dependence
    • Classes begin the first Tuesday of each month and continue once per week for three additional weeks.
    • They meet 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  at:

                                 

                                          Panhandle Health District

                                          8500 N. Atlas Rd.

                                          Hayden, ID 83835

      • To register for a class, call 208-415-5143.
    • Wednesday classes begin the first Wednesday of each month and continue once per week for three additional weeks.
    • They meet from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at

                               

                                 Harding Family. Center

                                411 N. 5th St..

                                 Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

                                 To register for a class, call 208-415-5143.

  • Boundary County Community Justice Building
    • Classes are scheduled Feb. 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Post Office Building, 2nd floor, in Bonners Ferry. Call 415-5143 to register.
    • Classes are also scheduled June 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Post Office Building, 2nd floor, in Bonners Ferry. Call 415-5143 to register.
  • Shoshone County
    • Classes are scheduled January 7, 14 and 28, 2013, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Dept. of Labor Conference Room, 35 Wildcat Way, Suite A, in Kellogg. Call 415-5143 to register.
    • Classes are also scheduled April 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2013, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Dept. of Labor Conference Room, 35 Wildcat Way, Suite A, in Kellogg. Call 415-5143 to register.
    • Classes are also scheduled June 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2013, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Dept. of Labor Conference Room, 35 Wildcat Way, Suite A, in Kellogg. Call 415-5143 to register.
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All PHD quit tobacco programs include information on:

    • nicotine addiction
    • consequences of smoking or spit tobacco
    • benefits of being tobacco-free
    • battling withdrawal symptoms
    • stress management techniques
    • nutrition and exercise
    • engaging social support
    • techniques of dealing with relapse
    • different quitting techniques
    • strategies for coping with urges

     

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