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Smoking Cessation - You Can Quit...We Can Help!

Join an American Lung Association FREEDOM FROM TABACCO Smoking Cessation clinic.

CONGRATULATIONS!!  You want to quit smoking.  Seven out of ten smokers do, too.  They feel they owe it to themselves and those they love.  Have you had a hard time trying to quit—and stay quit—on your own?  Now you can join the latest American Lung Association FREEDOM FROM SMOKING group program.  You will get the kind of support and skills you need to quit smoking for good.  No two smokers are alike, so we begin the program by finding out how ready you are to quit smoking.  Then, we’ll look at what people, places and things trigger YOUR urge to light up.  Then, we’ll help develop a plan that will work for you.

How does it work?

There are eight group sessions led by an expert who understands how hard it is for smokers to quit.  This may sound like a lot of time, but research has proven that the more time a smoker spends in a supportive situation, the more likely he or she is to succeed.  The program uses a positive behavior change approach that shows you how to become a nonsmoker and even have fun with the group as you quit together.  After you quit, we’ll give you plenty of help staying off cigarettes forever.  We’ll talk about dealing with symptoms of recovery, controlling weight, managing stress and resisting the urge to smoke when tough times come.  We will give you an audiotape to help learn to relax after quitting.  For smokers—especially those who have tried to quit before—group support can make the difference in helping you stay smoke-free.

The cost for the seven-week course is offered free of charge as a community service.  For more information or to register for our next available course, please call our Respiratory Services Department at (775) 782-1626.  Don't wait...call today.