Erlanger Offers Smoking Cessation Courses Beginning Jan. 18

Friday, January 5, 2018
Erlanger Health System is offering four-week smoking cessation courses at the Chattanooga Lifestyle Center every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 18.  
 
"According to the U.S. Surgeon General, smoking cessation is the single most important step smokers can take to enhance the length and quality of their lives. 
 
"Erlanger’s respiratory and pulmonology specialists understand lifestyle changes can be difficult for anyone.  The smoking cessation program will provide the support and tools needed in a judgement-free atmosphere to help individuals quit the use of tobacco products.
  Participants will learn how to overcome tobacco addiction, so they can enjoy the benefits of a healthier lifestyle," officials said.
 
The program will include the following topics in a small group setting: reasons to quit, common triggers and how to avoid them, ways to cope if you slip, health and financial benefits of quitting and how to keep the momentum.  
 
Courses will be held every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Chattanooga Lifestyle Center, 325 Market St. The first four-week session will begin on Jan. 18.  Other start dates include Feb. 15, March 15, April 12 and May 10.  The cost of the course is $10 per session and can be paid weekly.  
 
Registration is required.  For more information, call 423-778-5465 (LINK) or 423-778-7745, or visit www.erlanger.org/locations/the-lifestyle-center/smoking-cessation.

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