Cigarettes

Quitting tobacco can be one of the hardest things to do, but it is also the best thing you can do for yourself!

There are many resources available to help with a quit attempt.

 

 

Quitting Tobacco

 

Looking for more information on quitting?  Visit Health Canada’s Quit Smoking Now

Looking for Resources to assist with quitting or reducing? 

 

Smokers Helpline

Smokers’ Helpline

  • Free information and support by phone, online, and text messaging.
  • Tips and tools to help you quit using tobacco.
  • Professional, non-judgmental Quit Specialists.
  • One-to-one support.
  • Smokers’ Helpline can call you.  Just ask!

Call 1-877-513-5333

www.smokershelpline.ca

 

Family Health Teams/Community Health Centre

  • Provide one-to-one or group support for tobacco cessation. 
  • May have free nicotine replace therapy, like the patch, gum, lozenge, or inhaler, available to help you quit
  • If you currently see a Doctor or Nurse Practitioner at a Family Health Team or Community Health Centre, call the office to inquire about smoking cessation services and ask if they are participating in the STOP Study Program.

 

Community Pharmacies

  • Provide information about quitting, nicotine replacement therapy and prescription medications.
  • The following pharmacies* also offer quit smoking programs.  Please contact the pharmacy to get more information.
Pharmacy Address Phone
Lucknow Pharmasave 622 Campbell St., Lucknow 519-528-3004
Muxlow Pharmasave Meaford 54 Sykes St. N., Meaford 519-538-1960
Paisley Pharmacy 514 Queen St. S., Paisley 519-353-5707
Pellow Pharmasave 232 Durham St. E., Walkerton 519-881-0151
Pharmasave Sally's Pharmacy 1565 16th St. E., Owen Sound 226-664-2144
Shoppers Drug Mart 781 Broadway St., Kincardine 519-396-6220
Shoppers Drug Mart 100 10th St. W., Owen Sound 519-376-2876
Shoppers Drug Mart 1199 Goderich St., Port Elgin 519-832-3196

*Don’t see your local pharmacy? Call the pharmacy to see what they have to offer.

 

New Directions

  • Provide support to help you quit smoking and using tobacco - 519-371-1232

 

Choices Drug and Alcohol Counselling

  • Provide support to help youth quit smoking and using tobacco - 519-371-5487

 

Health Care Professionals

  • Doctors, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Dentists and Dental Hygienists can also provide advice and support to quit smoking.

 

Ontario Drug Benefit Card

  • If you receive benefits from Ontario Works (OW), the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), the Trillium Drug Program (TDP), or are a senior, you may be eligible for low cost prescription medications to assist with quitting

 

Leave the Pack Behind

Leave the Pack Behind

 

First Week Challenge Contest

FirstWkChallenge

 

Websites

www.stopstudy.ca

www.gosmokefree.ca

                                               

Self Help Resources

Health Canada - On the Road to Quitting: Guide to becoming a non-smoker

Canadian Cancer Society One Step at a Time

 

Resources for Moms

Health Canada-- Make your car and home smoke free

Public Health Agency of Canada--A Sensible Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

Smoke-Free: A Booklet for Pregnant Moms on Smoking, Second-Hand Smoke and Quitting

 

Resources for Dads

The Right Time…The Right Reasons…Dads Talk About Reducing and Quitting Smoking

By University of British Columbia

www.facet.ubc.ca

 

Resources for Youth and Young Adults

On the road to Quitting: Guide to becoming a non-smoker for young adults available on the internet at http://www.hc-publication-sc.hc-sc.gc.ca

www.leavethepackbehind.org

www.quit4life.com

 

 

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