News AHS offering up program to help smokers quit SHARE ON: Michael Lumsden, staff Wednesday, Sep. 4th, 2019 The crushed remnants of a cigarette package (Michael Lumsden, mygrandeprairienow.com staff) Alberta Health Services is gearing up to offer a free six-week workshop for smokers looking to kick the habit for good. The “Quitcore” program will be fronted by trained cessation professionals, who will help those involved develop a plan to quit, while also suggesting strategies to address recovery symptoms, manage stress and ultimately prevent someone from re-starting. Participants will also be able to access financial supports for nicotine replacement therapy products. Beginning September 18th, the six-week program will run from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Grande Prairie Public Library. If you want to register, you can do so over the phone at 1-866-710-QUIT.