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Freedom From Smoking® class

February 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Pardee UNC Health Care will host the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® seven-week program beginning Monday, Feb. 12 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pardee Cancer Center. The classes will discuss medications that can increase smoking cessation success, lifestyle changes to make quitting easier, how to prepare for your quit day, coping strategies for managing stress and avoiding weight gain, developing a new self-image and how to stay smoke-free for good.

Participants must attend the first class to be part of the program. The class will take place every Monday at 3 p.m. through March 26. The cost is $25 for the American Lung Association workbook. Participants must register and walk-ins will not be permitted. For more information or to register, contact Cathy Jenkins at 828-698-7364 or


February 12
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Pardee Cancer Center
805 6th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28739 United States


Pardee UNC Health Care