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Orange Regional Medical Center’s Community Health and Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs, in conjunction with the American Lung Association, will host a 7-week, 8 session ‘Freedom from Smoking’ Workshop from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning Wednesday, April 24 and ending on Wednesday, June 5, with one additional class to be held on Friday, May 17.

The workshop will be held in Classroom C of Orange Regional Medical Center’s Community Health Education Center located at 110 Crystal Run Road, in Middletown, NY. The program is free. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by calling 1-888-321-6762.

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. Ongoing support and counseling are vital if participants are going to be successful in maintaining their freedom from smoking.

By the end of the workshop, participants will know how to prepare for Quit Day, manage stress better, avoid weight gain and develop a new self-image. As an incentive to attend all 8 sessions, participants will be qualified to receive free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (lozenges & gum) valued at approximately $50.

For more information on the program, contact Orange Regional Medical Center’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Manager, Elyse Carroll, BSRC, RRT, CTTS, at 845-333-2015. To register, please call 1-888-321-6762.

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