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Idaho State University Wellness Center to offer smoking cessation workshops Nov. 7, 14, 28

Posted October 24, 2012

The Idaho State University Wellness Center will support smokers adjusting to ISU's new smoke-free campus policy by offering smoking cessation workshops Nov. 7, 14 and 28.

The workshops are being held in conjunction with National Quit Day, Nov. 15, the 37th annual Great American Smokeout, when thousands of Americans commit to quitting tobacco.

The workshops will focus on creating physical, mental and motivational support to help smokers gain independence from tobacco.

Workshops will be held in Room 118 of the Rendezvous Complex from noon to 12:50 p.m. on the following dates:   

• Wednesday, Nov. 7 – "Getting Ready to Quit Workshop"

• Wednesday, Nov. 14 – "Tomorrow-Your First Smoke-Free Day"

• Wednesday, Nov. 28– "Dealing with Cravings and Setbacks"

For more information on tobacco cessation and to download a free quitting countdown clock, visit the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout link at http://www.cancer.org/Healthy/StayAwayfromTobacco/GreatAmericanSmokeout/index.

For additional information, contact the Idaho State University Wellness Center at 208-282-2117.

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