Kettering, in partnership with Montgomery County Public Health, will provide tobacco cessation for employees, patients, and the community.
This five-week program helps participants gain confidence and equips them with the tools to be successful in choosing a tobacco-free lifestyle. Each one-hour class will focus on topics ranging from “Thinking about Quitting” to “Staying Quit for Life.” Time for questions and additional instructor support is available following each class.
Week 1: Thinking about quitting.
- Assessment of readiness as well as introduction of health issues of tobacco.
Week 2: Getting ready.
- All forms of pharmacotherapy are covered and participants make a tentative decision on Cessation.
- Identification of “triggers” discussed.
Week 3: It’s quit week.
- Participants identify common withdrawal symptoms and key steps for a successful quit.
- Participants set a quit date at this time.
Week 4: Staying quit for good
- Participants report on quit and assessments done. Participants gain understanding of most common relapse issues.
Classes are FREE. Participants will receive one month supply of nicotine patches.
Space is limited. Call (937) 558-3988 to register.
Mondays from 6 – 7 p.m.
Kettering Medical Center, Dining Room 3