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Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Classes to Help Smokers Quit

Wednesday June 26, 2013

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners offer free classes to help people stop smoking using the Cooper/Clayton method. The Cooper/Clayton method to stop smoking is a 13-week program that includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products such as patches and gum. Participants receive free weekly supplies of nicotine replacement products.

All classes, educational materials and nicotine replacement products provided are free. Advance registration for the program is required. To register phone 574 – STOP (574-7867) or email StopSmoking@louisvilleky.gov

Due to high demand, the number of classes offered has been greatly expanded. Below is a list of classes that begin in July and August. The date listed is the start day of the 13-week course.

July 10, 2013 - Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, 3640 River Park Dr., 40211

July 10, 2013 - Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Norton Audubon Hospital, West Plaza Floor G1, Classroom 2, 2355 Poplar Level Road, 40217

July 10, 2013 - Wednesdays, 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m., Neighborhood House, 201 N. 25th St., 40212

July 11, 2013 - Thursdays, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital Assembly Room, 1850 Bluegrass Ave., 40215

July 11, 2013 - Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Family Health Center Portland, 2215 Portland Ave., 40212

July 15, 2013 - Mondays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Family Health Center Portland, 2215 Portland Ave., 40212

August 13, 2013 - Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Sullivan University College of Pharmacy, Study Rooms C & D, 2100 Gardiner Ln., 40205

August 14, 2013 - Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Wellness 360 Studio, 241 Sears Ave., 40207

August 19, 2013 - Mondays, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Baptist Health Louisville (formerly Baptist Hospital East), 4000 Kresge Way, Second Floor Education Center, 40207

August 20, 2013 - Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Family Health Center Portland, 2215 Portland Ave., 40212

August 23, 2013 - Fridays, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Kentucky Cancer Program, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, 1st floor Resource Center, 529 S. Jackson St., 40202

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