RACELAND – With recent studies showing that smokers who quit can add years back to their life, now is the time to finally quit! Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital will present the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® program beginning with the first class on Monday, February 18th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Ochsner St. Anne Meeting Room 1.
The entire eight week program is FREE and designed to help smokers successfully quit. Topics included in the program include:
• Medicines that can help you stop smoking
• Lifestyle changes that make quitting easier
• Preparing for Quit Day
• Managing stress
• Avoiding weight gain
• Developing a new self-image
• Staying smoke-free for good
For more information or to register for the class contact Cherie Matherne at 985-537-6841 extension 448.
About Ochsner’s Raceland services:Ochsner’s Raceland services include seven local health centers and Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital. Ochsner Raceland is a part of Ochsner Health System, southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system. For more information, please visit www.ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.