Cooper-Clayton Program: In Person The Cooper Clayton Method
to Stop Smoking is a free group support smoking cessation program
provided by the Health Department, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, St. Elizabeth
Physicians, and the Kentucky Cancer Program. Groups meet for 1 hour an evening
for 13 weeks and are led by a trained facilitator.
The fall classes will meet at the following times/locations:
6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, starting September 4, at St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas Cancer Care Center, 85 N. Grand Ave., Fort Thomas, Ky.
4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Mondays, starting September 10, at St. Elizabeth Grant County, 238 Barnes Road, Williamstown, Ky.
Pre-registration is not required for the program,
simply show up on the first night of the class. Participants do not need to be
smoke-free at the start of the class.
Call 859.301.5570 for details.
View the video below to see a success story from
someone who tried the Cooper Clayton Method to Stop Smoking.
Cooper-Clayton Program: Online The Cooper Clayton Method
to Stop Smoking is also available online.
The Cooper Clayton Method
to Stop Smoking is also available online. Starting in January 2012, the free
online course will be offered on a rolling basis.
Participants in the Web-based class
will need use of a computer capable of accessing the Internet.
Participants can join at any time, and the course materials can be accessed at
any time. A facilitator will be
online for live chats each week from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and
12 to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays for additional support. Registration is required.
Learn more and
Quitting on Facebook
The Health Department's smoking cessation program has launched a Facebook
page. From the page, you can learn more about the health benefits of smoke-free
air and resources to help you quit smoking.
Tobacco Quitline 1-800-QUIT NOW is a statewide telephone service that will provide brief
intervention and support for people who want to stop smoking or using other
tobacco products. Callers, both smokers and nonsmokers, can receive information
about tobacco dependence and treatment options. Tobacco cessation counselors
will staff phone lines Monday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. Eastern Standard
Time. This program is
available in Northern Kentucky through the
Kentucky Department for Public
Health's Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program. For more information,
please read the fact sheet on the quit line in
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Smoke-Free Restaurants More than
Northern Kentucky restaurants are smoke-free, every day of the year. If you are a restaurant owner and are interested in becoming smoke-free, or being added to the list of restaurants, please contact
Michelle Eversole at 859.341.4264, Ext. 2097.