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Six ways to go smoke free this spring

Mar 17, 2017
SIMCOE MUSKOKA – Head into spring with a commitment to quit smoking and get the support you need at a free STOP workshop hosted by the health unit during March.

SIMCOE MUSKOKA – Head into spring with a commitment to quit smoking and get the support you need at a free STOP workshop hosted by the health unit during March.

At the three-hour workshop you will learn more about the effects of nicotine on the brain and how to overcome the cravings in the early days of quitting. You will also get a free supply of nicotine replacement patches and instruction on how to use them correctly.

Pre-registration is required to attend a workshop by calling Health Connection at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520 any time Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The exact location of the workshop will be provided when you register.

Workshops in March include:

  • Bracebridge: Monday, March 20, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Midland: Tuesday, March 21, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Wasaga Beach: Tuesday, March 21, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Gravenhurst: Wednesday, March 22, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Huntsville: Monday, March 27, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Ramara: Tuesday, March 28, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

 

If you are ready to try quitting but want to do it on your own visit the health unit’s website at simcoemuskokahealth.org for free apps and tracking tools. Join the Tobacco-Free Chatter Facebook group to share success stories and tips for quitting. Follow us on Twitter @TFChatter.

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