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Q: Stop smoking ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   2 Comments )
Subject: Stop smoking
Category: Health
Asked by: jbjon44-ga
List Price: $50.00
Posted: 16 Sep 2006 08:38 PDT
Expires: 16 Oct 2006 08:38 PDT
Question ID: 765821
I am looking for an "In-patient" stop smoking clinic preferably in the
midwest, I live in Kansas City.
A simple internet search returns thousands but I can not find an
actual in-patient clinic.It must be an in patient program.
Subject: Re: Stop smoking
Answered By: umiat-ga on 16 Sep 2006 09:39 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello, jbjon44-ga! 

 I was able to find two, hospital-based, inpatient stop-smoking
programs. One is in the midwest at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,
Minnesota. Alternatively, there is an inpatient program at St. Helena
Hospital in Helena, California.

 One other option is a program offered by the Hazelden Foundation. It
is a seven-day residential program at the Dan Anderson Renewal Center
in Center City, MN.

MAYO CLINIC 8-day Residential Program - Rochester, MN

"The eight-day residential treatment program at the Mayo Nicotine
Dependence Center provides the most intensive treatment we have to
offer. The residential program offers:

Protected, tobacco-free setting 
Individual and group counseling 
Medications to relieve withdrawal 
Physician supervision 
Long-term follow-up to prevent relapse 

The program lasts eight days, from Friday to Friday. Sessions are kept
small, with a maximum of 10 patients, to ensure that each individual's
needs are met.

Patients have daily group therapy and individual therapy at least four
times during the week, more often if needed. Each patient is assigned
a primary counselor who provides therapy and follow-up care.

Daily educational sessions cover information on stress management,
family dynamics in recovery, relapse prevention, medical effects of
smoking, grief and loss, respiratory therapy and diet and exercise.
The program is based on principles of addiction therapy and cognitive
behavioral change.

There are daily exercise sessions, and supervised "off-unit"
activities. The program is staffed 24 hrs a day, and patients describe
feeling safe, with on-going supervision keeping them from having that
"one cigarette". Patients are asked to monitor the improvement in
their lung health daily with carbon monoxide testing.

For more information or to register, call (800) 344-5984.

2006 Sessions
Sept. 22-29
Oct. 27 - Nov. 3
Dec. 1-8

2007 Sessions
Jan. 19-26
Feb. 16-23
April 20-27
June 1-8
August 3-10
Sept. 14-21
Oct. 26 - Nov. 2
Nov. 30 - Dec. 7


Residential program pre-registration form

Other non-inpatient stop smoking programs offered by Mayo Clinic


ST HELENA HOSPITAL Center for Smoke-Free Life - California

"This seven-day treatment program, led by internationally renowned
specialists John E. Hodgkin, M.D. and David P.L. Sachs, M.D has helped
more than 2,500 people quit smoking. Pulmonologists and pioneers in
the treatment of tobacco dependence, these renowned specialists and
their dedicated team are here to help you break free from the bonds of

Your personalized 7-day program includes: 

* Internationally renowned physicians and a nurse practitioner will
monitor your progress, and treat withdrawal symptoms daily. Your
treatment may include medication.

* An exercise therapist works with you to build endurance. 

* A clinical counselor helps you overcome personal obstacles by
providing insights into the idiosyncrasies of addiction.

* A nutritionist teaches you how to keep your weight in check. 

* A personalized "toolbox" provides strategies for preventing relapse. 

"The truth is, tobacco dependency is extremely complex and involves
all aspects of a person?s being. That?s why this program treats the
whole person: medically, physiologically, psychologically and
spiritually. To be successful, you must participate in all aspects of
the program, and be willing to replace old behaviors with new ones."

"Physicians and a nurse practitioner will help with the medical
management of your withdrawal, which may include medicine. If medicine
is prescribed, it will be based on your individual history, physiology
and addictive profile. Every person in this program is here to empower
you so you can face your addiction head-on and come out on top."

"An initial assessment, which includes a lung function test, will help
identify any physical challenges you may face. Once these have been
identified, a team of specialists help you put together the tools and
strategies best suited to your individual needs."


Upcoming Dates

HAZELDON - Residential Tobacco Recovery Program - Center City, MN

"The Your Next Step (YNS) program has helped thousands of people find
recovery from nicotine addiction by using a holistic mind-body-spirit
approach. It is offered throughout the year as a seven-day residential
program at the Dan Anderson Renewal Center on our Center City, MN

"The program includes individual counseling, motivational lectures,
and group discussions with people who understand tobacco addictions.
Massage, acupuncture, Yoga, and other relaxation techniques help ease
away the difficult moments. You will also receive guidance on
nutrition and fitness."

"Each session takes place on Hazelden's lakeside 500-acre campus in
Center City and includes diagnosis, treatment plan, progress notes,
and discharge summary plan.  The all-inclusive cost of the program is
$2,782 for a semi-private room and $3,300 for a private room at the
Dan Anderson Renewal Center."



 I hope you will find that one of these programs will suit your needs!
Wishing you the best!



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jbjon44-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $10.00

Subject: Re: Stop smoking
From: umiat-ga on 17 Sep 2006 07:25 PDT
Thank you very much for the five stars and generous tip, jbjon44-ga!
Subject: Re: Stop smoking
From: jazzyo-ga on 18 Sep 2006 02:13 PDT
Try a 12 step program! That usually works.

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