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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

(E-mail info about events to go on this Calendar to alaofritcn@aol.com)

April 3, 2002  Kick Butts Day(r) - Campaign for TobaccoFree Kids

Friday, May 31, 2002  World No Tobacco Day - World Health Organization 

Support for quitting smoking:

Freedom From Smoking® Club--For ongoing support or working up to the decision (FREE)

  1st Thursday of the Month (7-8 p.m.) March 7, etc.

  CARE New England Wellness Center, 15 Catamore Blvd, EAST PROVIDENCE

  3rd Tuesday of the Month (7-8 p.m.) - March 19, etc.

    CARE New England Wellness Center, 2191 Post Road, WARWICK

Call (401) 421-6487 for information on quitting, and ask about 7-session Freedom From Smoking® classes.

Lincoln, RI - Every Tuesday, 6:15-7:00 p.m. Support group provided by Lincoln Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force at the Lincoln Public Library, Old River Road, Lincoln. Open to anyone who has decided to stop smoking. Call 333-8469 with questions and to check dates/times.

South Kingstown, RI - First Wednesday of the month, 7-8 p.m. Health Center of South County, 1 River Street, Wakefield. Call Martha Brough at 783-0523 to confirm meeting dates and time, with questions about the support group, or for individual cessation counseling.

Nicotine Anonymous groups in Rhode Island (weekly):

  Providence: Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m. (except last Wednesday of the month)(will be moving location some time in the Spring)

       Broad Medical Building, 557 Broad Street, Providence Info: 421-6487

  Woonsocket: Tuesdays, 7-8pm.  (moved night and location) Woonsocket Senior Center, 84 Social Street, Woonsocket.  (508) 695-3345

   

ON-LINE HELP

www.trytostop.org

www.quitnet.org

Check out the free on-line Freedom From Smoking® clinic on the national American Lung Association website: www.lungusa.org

  

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