240-964-7000
12500 Willowbrook Road
Cumberland, Maryland 21502

    

Tobacco-Free Environment

Tobacco-Free Campus

To protect the health of our patients, visitors and staff, the use of tobacco products in any form is prohibited on the entire WMHS Campus on Willowbrook Road, as well as all other WMHS locations. Due to their potential health risks, electronic cigarettes are also prohibited on WMHS property.

There are no designated smoking areas on the grounds of the Western Maryland Health System so please ask the staff about resources available to help you abstain from smoking while at WMHS.

Tobacco Cessation Resources:

WMHS Community Health & Wellness
240-964-8420
Group or Individual

Allegany County Health Department
301-759-5050

Garrett County Health Department
301-895-3111
301-334-7730

Mineral County Health Department
304-788-1321

Maryland Tobacco Quitline
1-800-QUIT-NOW

Why Quit?
You will have more energy & less stress
You will have less eye and throat irritation
Your smoker’s cough will go away
Your sense of taste and smell will return
You will feel better within 2 weeks
Your complexion will improve
Good for everyone around you!
You won't smell and your teeth won't be yellow
Respect for your body
It is a waste of your money
Adds a average of 13 years to your life

More Tips on Quitting Tobacco
Switch to a brand you do not like
Smoke only part of the cigarette
Ask: Do I really need the cigarette/rub?
Throw out cigarettes, lighter & ashtrays
Make a list of why you want to QUIT
Keep it handy
QUIT with a friend
Keep busy
Consider tobacco cessation aids

Alternatives to Tobacco Usage
Take a walk
Exercise
Chew gum/eat cinnamon
See a movie
Crochet
Do a puzzle
Weed your garden
Call a friend
Read a book
Hold a straw or cinnamon stick
Drink plenty of water
Eat a healthy snack

REWARD YOURSELF
Start a money jar with money you save by not using tobacco

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