NASHVILLE, Tenn., (August 24, 2012) – Registration is now open for the TriStar Centennial Medical Center fall smoking cessation clinic beginning September 25*. This is the final clinic session being offered in 2012. Participants in this seven-week class will learn how to successfully quit smoking.
The class addresses the physical, mental, and social aspects of nicotine addiction and will help participants:
- Build motivation by weighing the pros and cons of smoking
- Discover personal and health-related reasons to quit
- Study the complexity of the smoking habit
- Form a plan for quitting based on observed patterns
- Learn about approaches for dealing with urges to smoke
- Explore long-term strategies to stay smoke-free
- Find encouragement through the support of a group setting
The clinic is held on Tuesdays from 5:30–7:30 p.m. between September 25 and November 6. A special Thursday session will be held on October 4.
Sessions are held at the TriStar Centennial Sports Medicine Wellness Gym located at 2410 Patterson Street, Suite 100, Nashville, Tenn. 37203. Complimentary parking is available in front of the building.
A $50 non-refundable registration fee for clinic materials is required to register. To register, call TriStar MedLine® at (615) 342-1919 or visit TriStarHealth.com/events.
Celebrating 44 years of providing quality healthcare to Nashville, Middle Tennessee and the surrounding region, TriStar Centennial Medical Center is a 657-bed comprehensive facility offering medical and surgical programs including behavioral health, 24-hour emergency, heart and vascular, imaging, neurosciences, oncology, orthopaedics, pediatrics, rehabilitation, sleep disorder, and women’s services. An affiliate of TriStar Health, TriStar Centennial Medical Center is home to TriStar Centennial Sarah Cannon Cancer Center, TriStar Centennial Women’s & Children’s, TriStar Centennial Heart & Vascular Center as well as TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion, one of the oldest and largest full-service psychiatric facilities in the region. Round-the-clock care is also available at TriStar Ashland City, a critical access hospital in nearby Cheatham County. The new TriStar Emergency Room at Spring Hill will provide 24-hour emergency care for nearby Spring Hill, Tenn., and surrounding communities when it opens in 2013. For more information about the services offered and health plans accepted by TriStar Centennial Medical Center or TriStar Health, call TriStar MedLine® at (615) 342-1919 or (800) 242-5662, or visit TriStarHealth.com and choose TriStar Centennial Medical Center. TriStar Centennial Medical Center is located at 2300 Patterson Street in Nashville.