Bronx BREATHES is proud to work with a wide variety of community based organizations and health care providers, Click here for a list of our key partners.
Smoking is the leading preventable cause of illness and death in the Bronx and the United States. Bronx BREATHES works with the health care community to help Bronx residents quit smoking. As one of 19 statewide Tobacco Cessation Centers, Bronx BREATHES aims to:
- Provide Tobacco Control technical assistance and training to health care institutions and providers in the Bronx
- Assist health care institutions with the design and implementation of tobacco control policy and treatment practices
- Identify and promote direct cessation services located in the Bronx
- Increase the number of Bronx residents who use the services of the NYS Smokers' Quitline