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Smoking Cessation

  • Smoking Cessation Classes
    Smokers who participate in this 8-part class series work with instructors from Methodist to identify people, places and things that trigger their urge to light up. Together, they create a stop smoking plan that fits their needs and receive support to help avoid a relapse.

For the 2014 class schedule, click here or call (865) 835-4662 or toll-free 1-800-468-6767.

A new smoking cessation app is now available from Covenant Health. To learn more and get the app, click here.


  • The Truth about Smoking
    By Michael Thompson, M.D.
    Board-certified oncologist-hematologist
    Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge)

    More than 40 years ago, smoking was identified as the most preventable cause of premature death and disability in the United States. People who smoke generally die earlier and are more likely to be sick and miss work than people who don't smoke. (Read More...)