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Health Management and Education

Health Management and Education

Stop Smoking Resources

Managing health through education

Now offerred free of charge at multiple locations

Gaining knowledge and understanding of your health is the first step toward becoming an active self-manager. UC Davis Health System offers workshops, classes and support to educate and empower you to quit tobacco.

Educational opportunities are offered at varying times at UC Davis Medical Center as well as UC Davis Medical Group offices throughout the greater Sacramento region.

Please call 916-734-0718 for more information. The programs are free of charge and they are  open to UC Davis Health System patients and Employees.

Please take a moment to review  the three Stop Smoking resources listed below.

 

Strategies to Quit workshop

2 hour interactive workshop addressing strategies to quit tobacco. Basic Information about tobacco addiction, how to break the addiction cycle, medications, and self-management skills.

Class schedule

2014

Location

Day

Time

Room

January 13 Elk Grove Mon 2-4 pm Conference Room
February Sacramento Mon 4:30-6:30 pm Ellison Center Rm 3010A
March 5 Sacramento Wed 9-11 am Ellison Center Rm 3015A
April 30 Folsom Wed 2-4 pm Conference Room
May 20; Sacramento Tues 4:30-6:30 pm Ellison Center Rm 3030C
June 13 Roseville Fri 9-11 am Conference Room

Please note: all classes are subject to cancellation if enrollment is insufficient. In the event of a cancellation, all enrolled individuals will be notified prior to the start of the class.

SToP: Stop Smoking Cessation 7 class series

The SToP: Stop Tobacco Smoking Cessation series meets for 7 sessions over several weeks and focuses on empowering tobacco users to overcome the addiction. It incorporates many aspects of smoking cessation including behavior modification, nutrition, medications, and relapse prevention. Various tools and strategies are offered and a multidisciplinary team consults with the group to support each person’s process. Led by a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist.

Series schedule

2014

Day

Time

Date

Room

Sacramento Wed, Mon, Tue 9-10:30 am 1/8, 1/13, 1/15, 1/21, 1/22, 1/27, & 1/29 Ellison Center Rm 3010A
Carmichael Wed, Mon, Tue 1-2:30 pm 2/5, 2/10, 2/12, 2/18, 2/19, 2/24, & 2/26 Conference Room
Sacramento Mon, Wed  5-6:30 pm 3/5, 3/10, 3/12, 3/17, 3/19, 3/24, & 3/26 Ellison Center Rm 3010A
Davis Wed, Fri 10-11:30 am 4/2, 4/4, 4/9, 4/16, 4/18, 4/23, & 4/25 Conference Room
Sacramento Wed, Mon, Tues 5-6:30 pm 5/7, 5/12, 5/14, 5/19, 5/21, 5/27, & 5/28 Ellison Center Rm 3010A
Elk Grove Mon, Wed, Thur 1-2:30 pm 6/11, 6/16, 6/18, 6/23, 6/25, 6/26, & 6/30 Conference Room

Please note: all classes are subject to cancellation if enrollment is insufficient. In the event of a cancellation, all enrolled individuals will be notified prior to the start of the class.

Support groups available

Smoke-Free Support Groups meet monthly and are offered as web based or drop-in in-person groups. These groups are ideal for those who have quit  tobacco and desire ongoing group support. Directed discussion about various topics as presented by participants. These groups provide support and encouragement through shared experiences for those who need help to maintain success in their new healthy lifestyle.Facilitated by a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist or Health Educator. Drop-in basis for UC Davis Health System Patients and Employees.

Drop-in in-person groups meet the second Friday of each month. No registration required, time: 3:30-4:30 pm  Room 3030C in the Ellison Center. 

Web based support groups meet at the follwing dates. Pre-registration required, please call (916)734-0718 to register.

Web based support schedule

2014

Day

Time

January 22 Wed 12-12:45 pm
February 25 Tues 12-12:45 pm
March 26 Wed 12-12:45 pm
April 28 Mon 12-12:45 pm
May 28 Wed 12-12:45 pm
June 24 Tues 12-12:45 pm

 

Additional Resources

California Smokers Helpline

The California Smokers' Helpline is a telephone program that can help you quit smoking. Helpline services are free, funded by the California Department of Public Health. To reach the Smokers' Helpline call, 1 (800) NO-BUTTS or 1-(800) 662-8887. Helplines are open Monday through Friday 7am-9pm and Saturday from 9am-1pm. Anyone in California can call the Helpline, whether they are currently smoking, have already quit, or want information for a friend or relative.