Free Tobacco Cessation Classes

Thursday, February 8, 4 pm to 5 pm
Thursday, February 15, 4 pm to 5 pm
Thursday, February 22, 4 pm to 5 pm
Thursday, March 1, 4 pm to 5 pm
Thursday, March 8, 4 pm to 5 pm
Employee Health & Wellness Center, 111B Medical Sciences
Current Students

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Starting February 8, 2018. PHDMC offers Clinical Best Practice Cessation modeled after the Mayo Clinic.

  • Class meets Thursdays, 4–5 p.m.
  • 5 session curriculum (see below)
  • Free for WSU employees and students
  • Free NRT patches for one month ($80 - $100 value)
  • Need at least 8 participants to make each class

To register

Contact Doug Newton, Wellness Program Director,, (937) 775-5256


  • Week 1 – Thinking about quitting.
    Assessments on readiness as well as introduction on the health issues with tobacco.
  • Week 2 – Getting ready.
    All forms of pharmacotherapy are covered and participants make a tentative decision on cessation. Identification on “triggers” are discussed.
  • Week 3 – It’s quit week.
    Participants will identify common withdrawal symptoms and key steps for a successful quit. Participants will set a quit date at this time.
  • Week 4 – Staying quit for good.
    Participants will report on quit and assessments are done. Participants will gain understanding of most common relapse issues.
  • Week 5 – All other concerns.
    Participants will gain knowledge on how stress can cause relapse as well as how healthy eating and active living can impact their success.
For information, contact
Doug Newton
Wellness Program Director

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