Each year in the United States more than 400,000 people die from smoking related diseases, but, those deaths can be prevented.
While quitting tobacco can be a difficult task, the health advantages are well worth it. That’s why the Rambo Memorial Health Center is providing free Smoking and Tobacco-Use Cessation Counseling Services. According to Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Howard Bailey, the class will discuss how to handle the addiction and the habit associated with tobacco use.
Bailey elaborated on ways to deal with the habit, “We talk about changing your day. We talk about switching up the types of activities you do during the day that make you want to smoke or use tobacco.”
Howard said one of the biggest things the class will cover is staying quit one you kick the habit. He said one of the biggest factors in picking the habit back up is stress.
“We work on stress relief, trying to be able to deal with stress besides smoking. That’s one of the major things that we do. ”
The classes are held at the Rambo Memorial Health Center Monday mornings from 9 A.M. to 10 A.M. and Wednesday evenings from 6 P.M. to 7 P.M. For more information or to sign up contact the Rambo Memorial Health Center at 740-452-5401.