LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Maybe the "New You" can stop smoking in the "New Year".

Keith Kaiser joined some experts from Baptist Health Floyd to learn about their upcoming Smoking Cessation classes and the dangers of smoking.

The American Lung Association's seven-week "Freedom From Smoking" program covers a variety of topics:

How to know if you're really ready to quit

Medications that can increase your success

Lifestyle changes to make quitting easier

How to prepare for your quit day

Coping strategies for managing stress and avoiding weight gain

How to stay smoke free for good!

"Freedom From Smoking" class series starts on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 4:30pm-5:30pm at Baptist Health Floyd and meets every Tuesday for 7 weeks.

Classes are located in the Baptist Health Floyd Paris Health Education Department.

Baptist Health Floyd Hospital

1850 State Street

New Albany Indiana 47150

Registration is required.

Classes are free of charge.

Call 1-800-4Source (1-800-476-8723) for additional information.

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