Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Stop Smoking Classes

August 15, 2014

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners offer free stop smoking classes 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 for the first five weeks of the program.

Advance registration is required. To register phone 574 ? STOP (574-7867) or email StopSmoking@louisvilleky.gov

Below is a list of upcoming classes. The date listed is the start day of the 13-week course.

August 19, - Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., YMCA Southwest, 2800 Fordhaven Rd.

August 20, ? Wednesdays, 8:00 a.m. ? 9:00 a.m., YMCA Southeast, 5930 Six Mile Ln.

August 21, - Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m., Baptist Health Louisville (formerly Baptist Hospital East), 4000 Kresge Way, Second Floor Education Center

August 29, - Fridays, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., James Graham Brown Resource Center, 529 S. Jackson St., 1st Floor

September 2, - Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Family Health Center Portland, 2215 Portland Ave.

September 2, ? Tuesdays, 12:00 p.m. ? 1:00 p.m., Sullivan University College of Pharmacy, Study Rooms C&D, 2100 Gardiner Ln.

September 8,? Mondays, 12:00 p.m. ? 1:00 p.m., Park DuValle Community Health Center, 3015 Wilson Ave.

September 8, ? Mondays, 5:30 p.m. ? 6:30 p.m., Park DuValle Community Health Center, 3015 Wilson Ave.

September 9, - Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00p.m., Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave.

September 17, - Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Gilda's Club Louisville, 633 Baxter Avenue,

September 23, - Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Jewish Medical Center Southwest, Community Room, 9700 Stonestreet Rd.