Nashville, Tenn., (March 12, 2012) – Registration is open for Centennial Medical Center’s spring smoking cessation clinic beginning April 10. 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 pm between April 10 and May 22. A special Thursday session is held on May 3.
Sessions are held at the 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 MedLineSM at (615) 342-1919 or visit TriStarHealth.com.
Centennial Medical Center, part of HCA/TriStar Health System, is a 657-bed facility that is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). One of Tennessee’s most complete medical facilities, the hospital campus is home to The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Centennial, Women’s & Children’s Hospital at Centennial, Centennial Heart & Vascular Center as well as Parthenon Pavilion, one of the oldest and largest full-service psychiatric facilities in the region. Round-the-clock care is also available at Centennial Medical Center at Ashland City, a critical access hospital in nearby Cheatham County. To learn more, visit TriStarHealth.com and click on Centennial Medical Center or call (800) 242-5662.