Healthy Androscoggin works with adults, youth, providers, and other organizations to educate about and support tobacco-free lifestyles and tobacco-free environments.

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Quit & Win

Quit & Win will start Wednesday, Jan 16th at 5:30pm over at the Dempsey Center.  You can still register if you are interested in participating. 

Tar Wars

Tar Wars is a tobacco education presentation available to 4th and 5th grade students. The program focuses on the social aspects of why children begin to use tobacco, and kids gain a new perspective on the role advertising plays in influencing that choice. 

weekly Tobacco Support Group

Have you been thinking about quitting smoking or looking for additional support to stay tobacco-free? The weekly Tobacco Support Group is held Thursday evenings from 6pm-7pm at St. Mary’s Hospital, 99 Campus Ave, Lewiston. The group is free, open to the public and no preregistration is required.


FreshStart is a 5-week tobacco cessation series that addresses quit strategies, triggers, myths, problem-solving skills training, provides access to resources, and educates participants about effective medications. The program culminates in the development of a quit plan. All activities are conducted within a supportive group atmosphere.led

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Healthy Androscoggin provides technical assistance to places where we live, work, and play that are interested in creating or updating their tobacco-free policies.

Links and Resources

Maine Tobacco Helpline 1-800-207-1230

The QuitLink

Resource for Landlords

To learn more about any of these programs, ask questions, or access resources, please contact Healthy Androscoggin at 795-5990 or