Hospital Offers Free Program to Help People Stop Smoking and Improve Their Health

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Lanham, MD – Doctors Community Hospital’s Freedom from Smoking Program is designed to help people during their journeys toward smoke-free and healthier living. In addition to support and education, participants of this free eight-week program receive blood pressure screenings and carbon monoxide level monitoring. 

According to the American Lung Association, smoking can cause cancer, heart disease, pulmonary disease, stroke, diabetes and other preventable conditions. Doctors Community Hospital’s Freedom from Smoking Program helps people during their journeys toward smoke-free and healthier living.

This free eight-week program provides participants with in-depth information, reliable resources, interactive discussions, guest speakers and support services – all within a nurturing and compassionate environment.

Location

Doctors Community Hospital

8100 Good Luck Road

North Building, 4th Floor, Room 415

Lanham, Maryland 20706

Monday Sessions        

  • May 4 – June 29, 2015, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday Sessions

  • May 6 – June 24, 2015, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Program Topics                     

  • Thinking about Stopping
  • On the Road to Freedom
  • Wanting to Quit
  • Stop Day
  • Winning Strategies
  • The New You
  • Staying Off
  • Celebration
 

The Freedom from Smoking Program is free, but registration is required by calling 301-552-8072 or emailing agodfrey@DCHweb.org.  

This program is supported by a smoking cessation and tobacco education services grant from the Maryland Center at Bowie State University.  Additional partners include the Prince George’s County Health Department and Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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Doctors Community Hospital is a premier medical and surgical hospital located in Lanham, Maryland.  With a mission of being dedicated to passionately caring for the health of patients and the community, the hospital has provided high-quality as well as comprehensive health care to residents of Prince George's County and the region for nearly 40 years.

A non-profit and 190+ bed facility, Doctors Community Hospital has a wide range of specialty programs and services. 

For more information, please visit DCHweb.org or call 301-DCH-4YOU (301-324-4968).

 

Media Contact

Angela T. Wilson
Sr. Director of Marketing and Communications

Doctors Community Hospital
8118 Good Luck Road
Lanham, Maryland 20706

Phone: 301-552-8062

Email: awilson@DCHweb.org

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