Smoking cessation is focus of free program
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HealthQuest WNY is an initiative of Lake Erie Regional Health System of New York designed to provide health and wellness information, resources and support to the community. This fall, HealthQuest WNY is hosting a four-week tobacco cessation education program at 7 p.m. beginning Thursday in the first floor Medical Library at Brooks Memorial Hospital. The program continues at Thursdays at 7 p.m. on Sept. 20, 27 and Oct. 4. This program is free and open to the public. The presentation, "Beat The Pack: Ready To Quit Smoking? We Can Help You Quit!" is an evidence-based program to give tobacco users the tools and information needed to live healthier, tobacco-free lives. The featured speaker is Theresa Schrantz, LPN, Certified Tobacco Cessation Educator and member of the Southern Tier Tobacco Action Coalition (STTAC). Schrantz's presentation will address reasons to quit smoking, coping with the urge to smoke, motivation to quit and stay tobacco-free and the long-term health and financial benefits. For more information or to sign up, call 363-7293 or email email@example.com. Reservations are recommended but not required. Brooks Memorial Hospital is located at 529 Central Ave. in Dunkirk.The Observer