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STOP SMOKING Quit Now Kentucky, free Cooper/Clayton Classes, free Quit Now Kentucky is a free telephone or online service that helps Kentucky residents stop using tobacco products. When you call Quit Now Kentucky you’ll receive free: 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. Classes are free and participants receive free weekly supplies of nicotine replacement products for the first five weeks of the program. ȧȧ Support and advice from an experienced quit coach ȧȧ A personalized program with self-help materials ȧȧ The latest information about the medications that can help you quit ȧȧ Contact the Kentucky Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW Advance registration is required. To register phone 574–STOP (574-7867) or email [email protected] Below is a list of upcoming classes. These were the classes scheduled as Vital Signs went to press. Many more classes will be scheduled for 2015. Call 574-STOP for a full list of classes. The dates listed are the start days of each 13-week course. October 2, 2014 - Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Family Health Center Portland 2215 Portland Ave., 40212 October 6, 2014 - Mondays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Family Health Center Portland 2215 Portland Ave., 40212 VITAL SIGNS Volume 9 • Issue 2 5