As part of the Ease@Work Wellness Program, Case Western Reserve University will sponsor a nicotine cessation series, which will include guided sessions for making a plan to quit and setting a quit date. The free program will begin July 3; this date has changed from its previous start date of June 26.
The program is open to any individual who has the desire to end his or her nicotine use and will include:
- An assessment of an individual’s readiness to end nicotine use,
- Identification of personalized motivations and obstacles,
- The development of awareness techniques to avoid possible triggers,
- A step-by-step program for ending nicotine use through self-discovery and
group support, including behavior change, importance of good nutrition,
exercise and stress management.
Participants should plan on attending all eight, one-hour sessions in Adelbert Hall from noon to 1 p.m. on:
- Session 1: Wednesday, July 3
- Session 2: Wednesday, July 10
- Session 3: Wednesday, July 17
- Session 4: Wednesday, July 24
- Session 5: Wednesday, July 31
- Session 6: Wednesday, Aug. 7
- Session 7: Wednesday, Aug. 14
- Session 8: Wednesday, Aug. 21
Meeting rooms vary each week; please view the entire schedule for location details.
The program requires no out-of-pocket cost, but registration is required. Register by Monday, July 1, to Valerie Clause, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216.325.9323.
The series is presented by Ease@Work and is facilitated by Clause, a smoking cessation program certified by the American Lung Association.