Garnet Health Medical Center’s Community Health and Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs, in conjunction with the American Lung Association, will host a 7-week, 8 session virtual  ‘Freedom from Smoking’ Workshop from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday’s beginning, September 21, 2021 with one additional meeting session on Thursday, October 14, 2021. 

The American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking Workshop is a smoking cessation program designed to help participants overcome tobacco addiction so they can enjoy the benefits of better health, extra money in their pocket and healthier relationships. Facilitated by Garnet Health Medical Center’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Manager, Elyse Carroll, BSRC, RRT, CTTS, these ongoing support and counseling sessions are vital for participants’ success l in maintaining freedom from smoking.

By participating in this workshop, attendees will learn which medications can assist with smoking cessation, lifestyle changes needed to prepare for quit day,  how to manage stress, avoid weight gain to get the best results for a  new self-image that is smoke free.

The cost to participate in this course is $25. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by calling 

For more information on the Freedom from Smoking program, contact Garnet Health Medical Center’s Manger of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Elyse Carroll, BSRC, RRT, CTTS, at 845-333-2015.