The Center for Health Promotion and Wellness will offer an evening group for individuals seeking help quitting smoking. The class starts Jan. 9 and will run for seven consecutive Wednesdays from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at MIT Medical (Building E-23). The sessions will cover preparation for quitting, coping skills and stress management techniques, and tips for preventing weight gain and living without tobacco. Advanced registration is required. For more information, visit web.mit.edu/medical/a-center.html or call 617-258-5363. Fees: $110/$88 for MIT Health Plan members and MIT retirees, and $55 for MIT students.