Events Calendar - Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
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Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital

 

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Great American Smokeout

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM (CST)  
Location: Hines Hospital, 3 Locations: Building 228 Lobby, Building 200 Lobby, Outpatient Pharmacy
   
Hines VA Hospital is hosting 3 education tables for Veterans and staff to help you quit smoking for good. Learn more about:
  • Programs offered at Hines
  • Nicotine replacement therapy (patch, gum, etc.)
  • Additional support and information
 
Not able to make it? Check out these resources:
  • Quit VET: Veterans can call 1-855-QUIT-VET (1-855-784-8838) to receive tobacco cessation counseling and get help building a quit plan. Quitline counselors are available between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday, to work with Veterans to prepare for potential challenges and avoid relapse. These trained tobacco cessation counselors offer continued support through follow-up calls and counseling.
  • SmokefreeVET: Veterans who smoke can receive text messages of daily support and encouragement. Veterans can text VET to 47848 or visit smokefree.gov/VET to get started. They can also reach out when they are tempted to use tobacco or feel stressed about quitting by texting keywords such as URGE, STRESS, SMOKED, or CRISIS to 47848.