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Champlain Centre Mall to go Tobacco Free

Posted on: May 1st, 2012 by Glenn

On May 31st, Pyramid Management Group LLC who owns the Champlain Centre Mall in Plattsburgh will be making all of their properties 100% tobacco free.  No tobacco products will be allowed anywhere on mall property. This is a great opportunity for anyone who works at the mall or frequents the mall to make a quit Read the Rest…

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focusing on negative impacts of smoking during cravings shows chemical changes in the brain

Posted on: May 1st, 2012 by Glenn

A new study reports that focusing on the negative impact of smoking during an urge to smoke helps reduce craving intensity and modifies brain activity. You can read the full report here: Cognitive Strategy Reduces Craving by Altering Brain Activity

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Playgrounds, Pools to Go Smoke Free at State Parks

Posted on: April 10th, 2012 by Glenn

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, & Historic Preservation announced today that they will be creating smoke-free areas where “large numbers of people congregate, including around playgrounds and pools”. The State Park System has already identified areas at over 100 state parks and historic locations across the state where these smoking policies will Read the Rest…

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Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young Adults

Posted on: March 28th, 2012 by Glenn

Recently, Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin released a new report titled, Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults.  The report states, “For every tobacco-related death two new young people under the age of 26 become regular smokers”. You can view the report on the surgeon generals website (surgeongeneral.gov) or you can view the executive Read the Rest…

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Gardening With Children Workshop

Posted on: March 28th, 2012 by Glenn

The North Country Healthy Heart Network in conjunction with the Child Coordinating Council of the North Country (CCCCNC) will be hosting a two hour workshop on April 11th to teach participants more about gardening with children.  There is also a GRANT OPPORTUNITY for programs which are NAPSACC certified. See the Event Poster for more information   Read the Rest…

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