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Freedom From Smoking Program begins in August

Freedom From Smoking Program begins in August

The next Freedom From Smoking smoking cessation program, which will include an introductory session followed by eight weeks of the comprehensive program, will be held at Methodist Hospital Prevention and Wellness Services in August.

The program is designed to offer group support and encouragement to quit smoking for good. An addiction-based model is used to help smokers understand their addiction and ways to break the habit.

WHEN AND WHERE

The introductory session will be held on Thursday, August 8 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Prevention and Wellness Services located at 110 Second Street in downtown Henderson. Eight Thursday sessions will follow.

COST – $15

Includes workbook, CD of relaxation techniques and website access to 24/7 support.

Participants are encouraged to use nicotine replacement therapies (NRT) and other medications as a component of the program, but are not included in the cost. Options to help with the payment of NRT will be available. Linda Gabe, Penny Gibson, Linda Holmes, Tabitha Inge and Shannon Long (RNs and Certified Health Coaches in Prevention and Wellness Services) have been trained and will serve as Program Facilitators.

For more information and to register, contact Prevention and Wellness Services at 270-826-4646 or email Shannon Long at slong@methodisthospital.net.