Smoking Cessation Classes

Our program takes an individualized approach and offers:

  • Individual coaching and counseling with a registered nurse;
  • Our American Lung Association-trained facilitators are available at each class session to answer questions and coach you through stopping smoking. All facilitators provide contact information for between-class support. Our facilitators are prepared to help you create a stop-smoking plan that will provide you with the support you need to successfully become a non-smoker.
  • Tobacco cessation classes and peer support;
  • Participants support each other by offering encouragement for quitting smoking.
  • Eight sessions of class cover every topic you need to become a non-smoker.

1. Thinking about quitting - understand addiction and the benefits of quitting.
2. On the road to freedom - lifestyle changes, reasons to stop smoking, and quit-smoking medication information.
3.Wanting to quit - Create your plan to quit smoking and learn how to help a friend quit.
4.Quit day - reward yourself. Winning strategies - what to do if you get off track
5- 7. The new you - tips for staying smoke free, weight control and hunger. Staying off - activity and communication.
8. Celebration - preventing relapse, celebrate change.

Our American Lung Association-trained facilitators are experienced in helping men and women become non-smokers. They can provide you with the resources and knowledge you need to stop smoking.

For more information or to register, call the James E. Cary Cancer Center at (573) 406-5800.