Tobacco cessation class starting

MOUNT DESERT — Healthy Acadia is offering a free Freshstart tobacco cessation class beginning Friday, Feb. 15, at the Northeast Harbor Library.

Sessions will meet on Fridays from 2:30-3:30 p.m. for four weeks.

Freshstart, developed by the American Cancer Society, is designed to help smokers plan a successful quit attempt by providing essential information, skills for coping with cravings and group support.

Freshstart combines the most up-to-date methods for tobacco cessation support into face-to-face group support sessions. Program participants choose a combination of techniques and cessation treatments they will use in their quit attempt.

For more information, contact Tara Young at 667-7171 or [email protected].

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