Alberta Health Services hosting program to help people quit tobacco in Red Deer

An upcoming workshop will help Red Deerians kick their tobacco habits.

The free six-week program QuitCore, which is led by trained cessation professionals, will be offered by Alberta Health Services in Red Deer next month.

QuitCore teaches tobacco users how to develop a plan to quit, while providing strategies to address symptoms and manage stress.

The program, which connects participants with others trying to quit, will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, starting Sept. 10, at the Johnstone Crossing Community Health Centre.

To register, call toll free 1-866-710-7848.

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