BRATTLEBORO—Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s next free tobacco-cessation program starts Tuesday, Nov. 3, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., Conference Room 1, BMH lower level (near the former PT area), Director of Community Relations Barbara Gentry announced.
Vermont Quit Network’s six-week class offers individualized strategies to help participants quit smoking for good, as well as group support.
Participants may opt to work in-person with a one-on-one coach for free.
The program provides a step-by-step process to quit smoking; this includes awareness of the smoking habit, addiction problems, and behavior changes.
The class also covers weight control, stress management, and social interactions.
Free nicotine replacement therapies—the patch, gum, and/or lozenges—are available and can be delivered to the home of Vermont participants.
The class places emphasis on long-term maintenance; class and in-person coaching help individuals gain control of their life and stay off tobacco.
For help, call the Vermont Quit Line: 1-877-YES-QUIT.
For information, or to register, call 802-251-8456.