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CMH to Hold Free Eight-Week ‘Stop Smoking’ Class Beginning on Nov. 23

Ventura California, 11/18/2011

Community Memorial Hospital is holding a free eight-session “Stop Smoking” class beginning on Wednesday, Nov. 23, and running through Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012.

The sessions meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at CMH’s HEALTHaware/Outpatient Radiology Reception room, located on the third floor at 168 N. Brent St. They include sessions on how to handle smoking urges, how to handle stress and moods and how to handle slips. Sessions on weight and exercise, lifestyle balance and life without cigarettes also will be covered. Nicotine replacement therapy products will be offered to program participants on Jan. 25 and Feb. 1.

The sessions are co-sponsored by Ventura County Public Health and funded by the Ventura County Tobacco Settlement Program.

The deadline to join is Dec. 7. For more information, call Sandra Tovar at 805/652-3376.

Community Memorial Hospital is a member of Community Memorial Health System, a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and nine family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health.  The health system is located in Ventura County, California.