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Smoking Cessation Assistance

Heywood Healthcare is committed to helping you become the healthiest version of you!

For those looking to quit smoking, there are several area resources.

Gardner Quit Smoking Clinic 
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8 pm
The Peoples Place Community Center
73 City Hall Ave., Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 724-5878
Free smoking cessation clinic every Wednesday open to everyone who has remotely considered kicking the habit. The clinic will be conducted by a quit smoking healthcare professional who has a unique approach and one of the best success rates in the country. Check out our facilitator's web site:, and also this helpful YouTube video:

Athol Hospital Smoking Cessation Support Group
Quitting is more successful with support. The group meets every Monday from 6-7 p.m. in the Athol Hospital dining room. For more information, call (978) 249-3511.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

GVNA Baby's Breath Project
Baby’s Breath Project was created in response to a growing concern for the increased use of Tobacco and Tobacco products among adolescents and teens in the Gardner community. Gardner area public health and healthcare agencies worked collaboratively to address this alarming trend. The goal of the group is to eliminate tobacco use amongst pregnant women and positively influence smoking decisions amongst the adolescent and teen population.
More information at

Learn more about the Mass Quitline