Tobacco cessation class begins Tuesday

March 5, 2012

WorkLife Programs is offering a class designed to help people have success quitting smoking.

Beginning Tuesday (March 6) and running through April 19, the six-session Quit Smart class will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the State Street Office Facility (SSOF). Amber Simons, worklife wellness specialist, will facilitate.

Quit Smart combines powerful treatments to help participants break free from tobacco. Participants attending this class will learn to ease off nicotine, use their mind to help, use a hypnosis CD and decide whether to use medication to break the habit.

Quit Smart is an approved tobacco cessation program. Tobacco users may complete an approved program by one of the dates below to waive the additional premium on all pay in 2012 on or after the listed waiver date.

* Complete approved cessation program by May 30 and qualify for waiver of the additional premium beginning on July 1.
*Complete approved cessation program by Aug. 31 and qualify for waiver of the additional premium beginning on Oct. 1.

To register for Quit Smart or other offerings, go to and log in with your career account and password, or call WorkLife Programs at 49-45461.

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