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Smoking Cessation Group

Ready to quit or thinking about quitting smoking? Looking for guidance, information, or reasons to help you kick the habit? Or do you just want to help yourself or a friend who socially smokes?

If so, come join our new “Kicking Butts” smoking cessation group which will be conducted by Elaine McSorley-Gerard, R.N., B.A., N.P.

This free program will not only provide reasons to quit but ways to make it happen:

  • Set a realistic quit date
  • Learn techniques on how to prepare to quit
  • Get tips and support from professionals and peers
  • Find ways to decrease stress and deal with cravings
  • And much more!

WHEN: Meetings will be held every Tuesday starting January 22, 2013
TIME: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Student Health Center
WHO: Staff, faculty, and students are all welcome to join the group

Individual counseling sessions available upon request.

This is an ongoing program - join any time without pre-registration. The Student Health Center will also provide smoking cessation kits to any student or faculty/staff member throughout the school year.

Unsure or have questions? Read our FAQ.


American Cancer Society, A Guide To Quit Smoking 
CDC Smoking and Tobacco Use 
Quit Now Virginia   1-800-784-8669
Web MD’s Smoking Cessation Health Center 

Apps to Help You Quit Smoking 

Quit Smoking: http://itunes.apple.com  Quit Smoking: https://market.android.com 
Since iQuit: http://itunes.apple.com  Quit Now!: https://market.android.com