Free Classes Available in Louisville to Quit Smoking

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THE LANE REPORT | DECEMBER 23, 2014

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners are offering free stop smoking classes in 2015. Classes use the Cooper/Clayton method, a 13-week program that includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products such as patches and gum. Participants receive free weekly supplies of nicotine replacement products for the first five weeks of the program.

Registration is required and can be done by phone 574–STOP (574-7867), email at StopSmoking@louisvilleky.gov or online.

There are 16 classes in January:

  • Jan. 6 — Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m., Ú JenCare, 8019 Dixie Highway, Ste. 101, 40258
  • Jan. 6 —Tuesdays, noon to 1 p.m., MetroSafe 410 South 5th St., 1st Floor Break Room, 40202
  • Jan. 6 — Tuesdays, 12:15-1:15 p.m., Arthur S. Kling Center, 219 West Ormsby, 40203
  • Jan. 6 — Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Bullitt County Health Department Annex, Call 502-955-5355 for more information
  • Jan. 7 — Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CaféPress, 6901 Riverport Dr., Training Room, 40258
  • Jan. 7 — Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m., Woodgreen Apartments, 3951 Woodgreen Ct., 40215
  • Jan. 9 — Fridays, noon to 1 p.m., James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Krista Lloyd Cancer Resource Center, 529 South Jackson St., 40202
  • Jan. 9 — Fridays, noon to 1 p.m., Sullivan University College of Pharmacy, Study Rooms C&D, 2100 Gardiner Ln., 40205
  • Jan. 13 — Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Norton Hospital, St. Matthews Campus Medical Plaza II, 3991 Dutchmans Lane, Joan Reihm Conference Room (3rd floor), 40207
  • Jan. 13 — Tuesdays, 6-7. p.m., Norton Brownsboro, Medical Plaza I, 4950 Norton Healthcare Blvd., 40241
  • Jan. 14 — Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m., Harambee Health Center -Youth Build Louisville, 800 South Preston St., 40203
  • Jan. 22 — Mondays, 6-7. p.m., Family Health Center Portland, 2215 Portland Ave., 40212
  • Jan 26 —Mondays, noon to 1 p.m., Park DuValle Community Health Center, 3015 Wilson Ave., 40211
  • Jan 26 — Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Family Health Center Portland, 2215 Portland Ave., 40212
  • Jan 28 — Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Park DuValle Community Health Center, 3015 Wilson Ave., 40211
  • Jan 29 — Thursdays, 5:30-6:30p.m., Norton Hospital, St. Matthews Campus Medical Plaza II, 3991 Dutchmans Ln., Joan Reihm Conference Room (3rd floor), 40207.
  • Feb. 4 — Wednesdays, 8-9 a.m., YMCA Southeast, 5930 Six Mile Ln., 40218.

Read the article online.