Community Education Classes
Quit For Life
St. Peter’s Hospital regularly offers a six-session tobacco cessation course, Quit for Life. The class runs for six sessions: Tuesday, Nov. 27; Thursday, Nov. 29; Monday Dec. 3; Wednesday, Dec. 5; Tuesday Dec. 11; and Thursday Dec. 13. All sessions meet from 5:30-6:30pm at the hospital.
The instructor identifies pitfalls of relapse and provides tips for careful planning to prevent relapse. Also included are the latest improved skills for stress management, weight control, assertive communication and exercise to help participants succeed. During Quit for Life, the instructor teaches a step-by-step method for changing behavior. This group approach uses positive thinking, alternative behaviors, one-on-one help, rewards and group support to help participants stop using all forms of tobacco.