Tobacco Cessation

Looking for some help quitting tobacco? Cornell Wellness offers FREE quit tobacco coaching that is customized to meet you where you are in your quit attempt.

  • Some people like to meet one-on-one, but if you prefer a group meeting or talking over the phone, then you can count on us to provide individualized attention. We'll coach you through this behavior change and give you tips and tricks to make this your final try at kicking the tobacco habit. All you need to do is contact Ruth Merle-Doyle at rem64@cornell.edu or (607) 255-5060.

Want to seek support outside of Cornell? Cayuga Medical Center offers free monthly support meetings to help you. STAYING on the RIGHT TRACK tobacco cessation SUPPORT GROUP. This FREE monthly support group is for individuals who are thinking about a quit or for anyone working on maintaining a quit. The group will help with relapse prevention skills and provide you with continuous support. Call for more information (607) 252-3590. Details on 2017 group meeting locations and times can be found below:

  • Convenient Care at Ithaca, 10 Arrowwood Drive (just off of Warren Rd.), Conference room, Tuesday 12:30-1:30 PM - January 17, February 21, March 7, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 11 (2nd Tuesday in July), August 15, September 19, October 17, November 21, December 19
  • Convenient Care at Cortland, 1129 Commons Ave. (just off Route 281), Tuesday 4:30-5:30 PM - January 17, February 21, March 7, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 25 (4th Tuesday in July), August 15, September 19, October 17, November 21, December 19
  • Cayuga Medical Center, 101 Dates Drive, Radiation oncology waiting area, Tuesday 4:30-5:30 PM - January 3, February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, July 11 (2nd Tuesday in July), August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5