Tobacco Free Campus
Matching our Mission: APD’s Tobacco Free Campus
APD has joined the growing list of NH hospitals to adopt a smoke and tobacco free campus-wide policy, effective January 1, 2012. Over the last several months, APD has implemented an information campaign, “Choosing Health,” and has worked with employees and patients who wish to break their habit of tobacco products use.
“As a healthcare organization, we have a responsibility to lead by example and encourage positive health behaviors for our employees, patients, physicians, volunteers and visitors,” states Harry G. Dorman, III, FACHE, APD’s President and CEO. “The tobacco-free initiative is a concrete way to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to healthy living.”
Read a personal story of an employee who has successfully quit the habit:
Reinventing Cool: APD Today: Spring/Summer 2011 (PDF)
- Guide to Quit Smoking (American Cancer Society)
- Health Connections of the Upper Valley
- 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
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