Search: Search
User  Name:   
Hospital Newspaper Online Editions
Simone Development
Password:   
What is Remember My ID  
 
Fairfield County Medical Association
Newspaper In Education
Home
News
State News
Columns
Features
Vendor News
Calendar of Events
Trade Shows
Career Section
Resource Directory
Newscast
Shop
Contact Us
Jump to Story
Please enter the story number in the box obove you would like to immediately access
Online Subscription Form
Media Kit
Web Hosting Hospital Newspaper
Connecticut
Griffin Hospital Offers Free Smoking Cessation Starting May 24
Story Number is : 050817102
PROVIDED
VNA South Central

 
Provided
Griffin Hospital is offering a free four-week smoking cessation program starting May 24.
Griffin Hospital offers free education, advice and support to help individuals prepare to quit smoking with its four-week smoking cessation program starting May 24.

“That’s It – Learn to Quit” teaches a variety of methods to help individuals quit smoking. The program consists of Wednesday night meetings from 5:30-7 p.m. scheduled for May 24 and 31, and June 7 and 14 at the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital, 350 Seymour Ave., Derby.

There is also a “reunion” for graduates of the program on June 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the Center.

“The goal of the program is to help you learn how to quit,” said Carrie O’Malley, RN, a co-coordinator of the program. “There are different methods of quitting and managing nicotine withdrawal. If one method didn’t work for you in the past we’ll help you understand all your options.”

Through group discussion and interactive activities, participants learn how to develop a quit plan that addresses their personal behaviors and habit. Strategies to manage nicotine withdrawal, behaviors, triggers, and urges are all discussed as well as weight control and stress management.

Participants must be prepared to attend all four sessions.
To register for “That’s It – Learn to Quit,” call 203-732-1476.



More News From This State
Career Section click here
Health Spaces
Career Section click here
Career Section click here
http://www.redcross.org/donate/donation-form.asp
Long Term Care Directory
Hospital Newspaper
Advertise Here
Hospital Newspaper Columns
Advertise Here
Hospital Newspaper
Advertise Here