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Class or Event Freedom From Smoking
Start Date 5/30/2019   3:00 PM
End Date 7/11/2019   4:00 PM
Description Freedom from Smoking is a group tobacco cessation class facilitated by a trained tobacco cessation expert. This program provides group treatment for dependence and consists of 8 sessions over the course of 7 weeks. The program is offered free of charge. Free nicotine replacement therapy vouchers will be offered during the program to those participating in the weekly classes.

Session #1: "Thinking About Quitting" - The Chain of Addiction, deciding to quit, tracking your smoking habit, identifying triggers to smoke, using medication.

Session #2: "Learning Not to Smoke" - Lifestyle changes and reinforcing self-confidence, stress management, relaxation and reasons.

Session #3: "Wanting to Quit" - Reinforcing motivation, review and discussion of nicotine addiction, reviewing "Pack Tracks," making a quit plan, relaxation exercises and building social support.

Session #4: "Quit Day!" - Contract and rewards, buddy system, recovering symptoms, overcoming slips and avoiding relapse.

Session #5: "Winning Strategies" - 48 hour report, medication review, the Grief Cycle, benefits of quitting, coping strategies, review and refine quit plan and relaxation exercises.

Session #6: "The New You" - Medication review, lifestyle changes to stay quit, weight management, tips for staying smoke-free and handling social situations.

Session #7: Medication review, physical activity, image of a non-smoker, assertive communications and celebration planning.

Session #8: "Celebration" - Medication review, celebrating change, challenge your thinking to manage stress, planning a smoke-free lifestyle, clean air for everyone and Celebration!

Class dates: 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/18, 6/20, 6/27, 7/2 and 7/11.
Fee Free
Location WellSpan Sechler Family Cancer Center, 844 Tuck St.-Multipurpose Room, Lebanon, PA 17042
Registration To register call Vicki Fern, Nurse Navigator at 717-639-3920.

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