FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 27, 2006 Contact: Victoria Tedeschi
Public Relations Specialist
Adventist Midwest Health
Free, Smoke-Free Solutions program offered
Hinsdale, IL –The DuPage County Health Department is offering a free seven-session Smoke-Free Solutions program at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, 120 N. Oak St., Hinsdale.
The program is scheduled for 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, starting Jan. 16 and continuing through Feb. 27. Based on proven behavior modification techniques, the program is taught by a trained Health Educator and covers topics such as:
· Nicotine addiction vs. habit
· Healthy lifestyle choices
· Smoking triggers
· The importance of planning ahead
· Quitting techniques
· Dealing with emotions and stress
· Nutrition and physical activities
· Symptoms of recovery
· Social situations
The program offers participants a step-by-step plan to quit smoking. The small-group format encourages participants to work through the process and difficulties of quitting smoking together.
If you’ve selected the New Year as the time to kick your habit, sign up now. Class size is limited. To register, call 630-856-7525.