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Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Stop Smoking Classes

Wednesday December 26, 2012

Start the New Year right – become a nonsmoker!

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners offer free stop smoking classes using the Cooper/Clayton method. The Cooper/Clayton method to stop smoking is a 13-week program that includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products such as patches and gum. Participants receive free weekly supplies of nicotine replacement products.

All classes, educational materials and nicotine replacement products provided are free. Advance registration for the program is required. To register phone 574 – STOP (574-7867) or email StopSmoking@louisvilleky.gov

Due to high demand, the number of classes offered has been greatly expanded. Below is a list of classes that begin in January. The date listed is the start day of the 13-week course.

January 3, 2013 - Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Family Scholar House, 403 Reg Smith Cir. 40208


January 3, 2013
- Thursdays, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Transit Authority of River City (TARC), 1000 W. Broadway, 40203


January 8, 2013 - Tuesdays, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Sullivan University College of Pharmacy, 2100 Gardiner Ln., Sullivan University Training Center Room, 40205


January 8, 2013 - Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Bullitt Co. Health Dept. Annex, 181 Lees Valley Rd., Shepherdsville, KY 40165
(This class receives only the first two weeks of nicotine patches and gum free.)


January 9, 2013 - Wednesdays, 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m., Green Castle Baptist Church, 4970 Murphy Ln., 40241


January 10, 2013 - Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Norton Suburban Cancer Resource Center, 3991 Dutchmans Ln., Plaza II, Joan Riehm Community Room, 3rd Floor, 40207


January 10, 2013 - Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Sun Valley Community Center, 6505 Bethany Ln., 40272

January 15, 2013 - Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Oldham County Health Dept., 1786 Commerce Pkwy., LaGrange, KY 40031


January 17, 2013 - Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Family Health Center Portland, 2215 Portland Ave., 40212


January 18, 2013 - Fridays, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Kentucky Cancer Program, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Resource Center, 529 S. Jackson St., 1st Floor, 40202

January 21, 2013 - Mondays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Norton Audubon Cancer Resource Center, 2355 Poplar Level Rd., Medical Plaza West, Ste. 300, 40217

January 24, 2013 - Thursdays, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Louisville Metro Department of Public Health & Wellness, 400 E. Gray St., Forum, 40202

January 24, 2013 - Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Catholic Enrichment Center, 3146 W. Broadway, Room C, 40211

January 28, 2013 - Mondays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Family Health Center, 2215 Portland Ave., 40212

January 28, 2013 - Mondays, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Baptist Hospital East Education Center, 2nd Floor, 4000 Kresge Way, 40207

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