Mission

Helping smokers quit, and businesses comply with point-of-sale and smoke-free workplace regulations.

Our mission is to improve public health in the Commonwealth by reducing death and disability from tobacco use, and to ensure that businesses comply with legal regulations and responsible practices regarding the sale of tobacco products and the maintenance of smoke-free workplaces.

Staff and Partners

Neville Anglin, Program Coordinator, (413) 750-2078(p); (413) 787-6458(f); nanglin@springfieldcityhall.com

Springfield’s Tobacco Cessation & Prevention Program is coordinated by the City of Springfield’s Department of Health and Human Services with funding provided by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH).

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How to Get Involved

  • Call 1-800-784-8669 for free and confidential phone counseling and support.
  • Visit trytostop.org for free online resources.
  • If you are covered by MassHealth, you may be eligible for a range of products and services to help you quit using tobacco products. Speak to your health care provider or call MassHealth customer service at 1-800-841-2900 to learn about these new benefits.
  • Ask your health care provider to enroll you in QuitWorks.org, an interactive website that provides cessation services to smokers who are referred by their health care providers.
  • For youth: 84% of Massachusetts youth don't smoke, and many are working to combat Big Tobacco's influence on their communities. If you want to be part of the movement, visit the84.org, a website dedicated to Massachusetts tobacco-free youth. The 84 has contests, activities, resources, gear, and a forum for youth to be heard.
  • Check out the facebook group, MakeSmokingHistory, to learn how to support the people in your life that want to quit smoking.
  • Contact Neville Anglin, Program Director, to discuss programs and resources available for your school, organization, or workplace.

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Page last updated:  Wednesday, November 28, 2018 09:35 am