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May 24, 2012

Freedom From Tobacco: Free Weekly Support Groups

If you are thinking of quitting tobacco, trying to quit, or wanting to help a friend, we are here to help. Join our Freedom from Tobacco support group today! And remember, if at first you don’t succeed, try again! Most tobacco users make between eight and 11 quit attempts before succeeding.

Tacoma: St. Joseph Medical Center
Thursdays, 7 to 8 p.m.

Federal Way: St. Francis Hospital
Thursdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Gig Harbor: St. Anthony Hospital
Tuesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Lakewood: St. Clare Hospital
Mondays, 6 to 7 p.m.

Franciscan Health System also offers tobacco-cessation classes that can be conveniently scheduled at work. Tobacco cessation is a cost-effective way to save your company money, and make your workforce more productive.

To learn more about Franciscan's tobacco-cessation support groups or at-work classes, contact coordinator Heidi Henson or call 253-223-7538.

News Media Contact:

Scott Thompson
P: (253) 382-3858
E: ScottThompson@fhshealth.org