Commit to Quit – Tobacco Cessation
Rutland Regional is here to help! When you are ready to quit smoking, the right support can make all the difference. Our Quit Partners program will provide you with the education, tools and encouragement you need to be successful.
Our Program Offers:
- Weekly, ongoing group classes
- Free nicotine replacement including patches, gum or lozenges through 802Quits.
- Information about other medication options to help you quit smoking
- Links to the 802Quits phone only and website support
How the Program Works
A tobacco counselor will help you decide on a quit plan which may include:
- Free nicotine replacement
- Tools to distract you during a craving
- Support through weekly classes, the Vermont Quit Partners, or QuitLine counseling
Classes are ongoing and meet weekly on the following days/times:
- Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm, Foley Cancer Center Conference Room at Rutland Regional, 160 Allen Street, Rutland
- Tuesdays, 11am-12noon, Rutland Heart Center, 12 Commons Street, Rutland
- Thursdays, 9-10am, Rutland Regional Behavioral Health, 1 Commons Street, Rutland
You may join at anytime, although we request that you pre-register.
Rutland Regional Medical Center is part of 802Quits. Classes are provided under the guidelines of the American Cancer Society Fresh Start Program.
The Tobacco Cessation Program Main Office is located at 71 Allen Street, Suite 402, Rutland. For more information, call 802.747.3768.
Sometimes it's good to be a quitter! The Cigarette Burndown interactive tool wants to encourage smokers to give up cigarettes. This informational tool explains the ingredients found in a cigarette, illustrates the harmful effects, and shares the benefits for quitters.