Oak Hill Hospital will now offer free tobacco cessation courses – CBS Tampa

BROOKVILLE, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Oak Hill Hospital is proud to announce that free tobacco cessation tools provided by Gulfcoast North AHEC, Inc. will be held on the third Wednesday of the month from 14-16 Oak Hill Hospitals two-story campus Nature Coast Medical Pavilion Conference Room.

This free class will provide participants with information about the effects of tobacco use and nicotine addiction, the benefits of quitting, effective tools and techniques to help develop a personal smoking cessation plan to become tobacco-free. Free nicotine replacement patches, chewing gum or lozenges are available if medically appropriate and if the participant is 18 years or older. The program covers all types of tobacco. Registration is required by calling 813-929-1000 or sending an email to info@gnahec.org

The teaching is held from 14.00 to 16.00 on the following dates:

  • January 19th
  • February 16th
  • March 16
  • the 20th of April
  • May 18
  • June 15
  • July 20th
  • August 17
  • September 21st
  • October 19th
  • November 16
  • December 21st

For more information, contact Sheena Thompson, AS, CTTS, NCTTP, CLL, Lead Tobacco Treatment Specialist from Tobacco Free Florida AHEC Cessation Program for Gulfcoast North AHEC, Inc. 813.929.1000 or sthompson@gnahec.org

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