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SRU TO OFFER FREE, EIGHT-SESSION STOP-SMOKING
PROGRAM BEGINNING FEB. 1
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.
– Slippery Rock University will offer a free, quit-smoking
program titled “SmokeStoppers” open to students,
faculty, staff and community members beginning Feb. 1.
is a smoking-cessation program that has been available for more
than 20 years and reportedly has helped nearly 2 million people
quit smoking or cut back. The program is presented by Community
Health Challenge, a local non-profit organization dedicated to
health, and is made possible by a grant from Adagio Health and the
Pennsylvania Department of Health. The program is being offered at
SRU through the efforts of SRU’s Pennsylvania Students
Working Against Tobacco. The program works to reduce tobacco use on
campus and in the community.
90-minute sessions will begin at 7 p.m. in the University Union on
Feb. 1, 6-9, 13, 15 and 20.
limited and those planning to attend are required to register by
calling Dr. Catherine Massey, assistant professor of psychology, at
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