|Take a deep breath- you can quit smoking!|
Snow Hill, Md. (December 20, 2013) – With the arrival of the new year, it is a great time to make healthy lifestyle behavior changes. January is a good time for those who are still struggling with a smoking habit to treat themselves and their loved ones to a healthier future.
Worcester County Health Department is committed to helping smokers establish new behavior patterns that lead to a tobacco-free lifestyle. Smoking cessation aids (CHANTIX, gum, patch, lozenges) are available through a voucher program.
· Berlin Health Center, 9730 Healthway Drive, Tuesdays from 5-6 pm beginning on January 7.
· Snow Hill Health Center, 6040 Public Landing Road, Wednesdays from 5-6 pm beginning on January 8.
A “Motivation to Quit” class will be held on January 7th from 5-6 pm at the Berlin Health Center and on January 8th from 5-6 pm at the Snow Hill Health Center. Interested parties can register at these sessions, or by calling the Worcester County Health Department at 410-632-0056.
Instructors will teach a step-by-step method for changing behavior and quitting smoking. A registered dietitian will teach participants how to reduce weight gain when quitting smoking. The group approach uses positive thinking, alternative behaviors, and group support to help participants stop smoking.