WHAT: Geaux Free tobacco cessation counseling program to help people kick the habit.
WHEN: Program runs May 13 to July 8. Classes are noon to 1 p.m.
WHERE: East Baton Rouge Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., conference room 102.
INFORMATION: Call (225) 215-1274 .
DETAILS: Offered by Mary Bird Perkins — Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center, the program helps individuals prepare for quitting, manage withdrawal symptoms, identify triggers that create urges, and learn new behavior and skills to help remain tobacco-free. Tobacco use can lead to serious health problems, including lung, head and neck, bladder, kidney and cervical cancers. Classes are taught by a certified tobacco cessation counselor.