Bay Clinic receives $150K to help people kick the butt

Bay Clinic received $150,000 from the Hawaii Tobacco Prevention and Control Trust Fund to help East Hawaii residents quit using tobacco.

The fund is administered by the Hawaii Community Foundation.


Bay Clinic’s Tobacco Cessation Program helps people who want to start living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

Program participants get comprehensive support through individual and group counseling sessions, pharmacotherapy options, and other support services to help them succeed in their tobacco-free goals.

Those who are Bay Clinic patients should talk to their your provider to see if the program is right for them. Those who are not Bay Clinic patients are advised to talk to their provider about a referral to the program.

Call Maelani Rahmer at 313-2765 or Judith Beaver at 854-0016, Bay Clinic’s tobacco cessation coordinators, for more information about the program.


Bay Clinic Inc. is a nonprofit health center with nine locations that serve more than 22,000 patients.

Learn more about Bay Clinic at www.bayclinic.org.