Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 6:55 p.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

Quit-smoking group to start Sept. 3 at UAMS cancer institute

By ArkansasOnline

This article was published August 19, 2014 at 2:06 p.m.

Starting Sept. 3, the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will host a free support group for those who want to quit smoking.

The “Freedom from Smoking” group will meet from 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays for seven weeks, and the fourth week will include an additional session, UAMS said in a statement. The program is offered in conjunction with the American Lung Association.

Participants will hear from ex-smokers and will learn ways to manage stress, to avoid weight gain and to remain smoke-free, UAMS said. The group’s leader is Pat Franklin, a certified tobacco treatment specialist and an advanced practice nurse at UAMS, according to the statement.

The group meetings will be held at the patient support pavilion, on the first floor of the cancer institute. Free parking is available in Deck 3 at the corner of Cedar Street and Capitol Avenue.

Those who want to sign up or receive more information may contact Franklin at (501) 944-5934 or plfranklin@uams.edu.

Comments on: Quit-smoking group to start Sept. 3 at UAMS cancer institute

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Part-time opportunity

    The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is looking for a self motivat...
    Pine Bluff, AR

  • Drivers

    drivers: Local company needs drivers to transport railroad c...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Scheduler/planner

    Kerusso Looking for a position that will bring extended mean...
    BERRYVILLE, AR

  • Teacher

    Riverview School District is accepting applications for a Sp...
    SEARCY, AR

  • Rn

    memorial hospital Stilwell, OK We have recently added more P...
    STILWELL, Ok

Search 884 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online