Corporate Smoking Cessation Program
McGill University Health Centre

Offered by the Department of Psychology of the Royal Victoria Hospital in collaboration with the Montreal Chest Institute

 

 
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We can offer your company several solutions (Kiosks, Conferences, Groups), to help your employees stop smoking...

Smoking Cessation Course (group program)

For those benefiting from a more structured approach, we offer an intensive small group program of 8 weekly meetings that follows the successful American Lung Association's gold-standard Freedom From Smoking® group program, aimed at helping your employees quit smoking. Highlights include: Understanding the habit, Building motivation, Triggers and coping strategies, Relaxation skills, Exercise and weight control, Lifestyle changes, and much more! (aussi offert en français)

This course consists of 8 sessions over a 7-week period, focussing on positive behaviour change.

 

Session 1

  • Introduction & Orientation

Session 2

  • The Road to Freedom: Understanding the habit
  • Building motivation
  • Effects of smoking

 

Session 3

  • Wanting to Quit
  • Why do you smoke test
  • Begin buddy system
  • Triggers and coping strategies

Session 4

  • Quitting Night
  • Confirming your decision
  • Smoking cessation ceremony
  • Help, support, contracts, rewards

Session 5

  • Winning Strategies (2 days after Quitting Night)
  • Withdrawal symptoms & benefits
  • 48 hour report
  • Relaxation skills

 

Session 6

  • The New You
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Exercise and weight control
  • Social Situations

Session 7

  • Staying Off
  • Learn to assert yourself
  • Relaxation & exercise strategies
  • Coping and the new self image
  • Session 8 Celebration
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Evaluation of course
  • Graduation & celebration

Session 8

  • Celebration
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Evaluation of course
  • Graduation & celebration

 

 

Contact us for more information about our services and our price list.

 

Contact Information:

Jean-Marc Assaad, Ph.D.
Director, Corporate Smoking Cessation Program
McGill University Health Centre
Department of Psychology
Royal Victoria Hospital
1025 Avenue des Pins Ouest
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A1

Email: jmarc.assaad@mail.mcgill.ca

Tel: 514-934-1934 ext 34284

 

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