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Free ‘Freedom from Smoking’ workshop in Grass Valley

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Connecting Point is offering a new “Freedom from Smoking” workshop to help smokers quit for good. The free eight-class series starts April 3 and meets weekly through May 15. Over the course of eight classes, participants will set a quit date, build a quit plan and work together to stay tobacco-free. “Freedom from Smoking” focuses on how to quit, not why to quit. People have different reasons for smoking and will have different ways of quitting, too. It’s all about putting a plan in place that work bests for each individual. The class includes strategies for identifying triggers, managing stress, and avoiding weight gain. Participants will also learn how tools like quit-smoking medications can increase the chances of quitting.

Designed by the American Lung Association, the Freedom from Smoking workshop has helped hundreds of thousands of Americans end their nicotine addiction over the last 35 years. It is considered to be a proven way to quit smoking — and “stay quit” — even for those who have tried before.

Freedom from Smoking classes are provided in partnership with the Nevada County Public Health Department. The workshop is free and open to the public. Those who complete the full series will receive a $50 gift card.

Classes meet from 3 to 5 p.m. April 3 through May 15 at the Cedar Park Community Room, 210 Sutton Way in Grass Valley. For more information or to register, call Karen at 530-274-5601 or register online at http://www.connectingpoint.org/events.

Connecting Point is a public agency dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of the community. Learn more about Connecting Point at http://www.connectingpoint.org.

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