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Thinking About Quitting?

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Check out these free quit supports:
  • STOP Workshops with Free NRT - A 3-hour workshop being held across the region.
     Click here for workshop dates and times.

  • Match - Prescription Medicine Support - The Match Study (Medication Aids for Tobacco Cessation and Health) is a new study being offered through the Nicotine Dependence Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) with free prescription drug support for eligible participants. Visit for details.

  • Young Adults - Order FREE NRT online if you are between the ages of 18-29. The free nicotine patches and gum are available through Leave The Pack Behind.

  • Free Quitting App for your mobile device can help you Break It Off.

  • Quit Coaching and Counselling - For one-to-one telephone support to help you in your quit attempt, contact Smokers' Helpline online or call toll free 1-877-513-5333.

  • Supports available in your community: Barrie, Collingwood, Muskoka, North Simcoe, Orillia, and South Simcoe.

Ready to Try to Quit? - Quitting smoking is the single best thing you can do to protect your health and it will put money back in your pocket. Ready to give it a try?

Benefits of Quitting - If you stop smoking before the onset of irreversible heart and circulatory disease, your body will begin to repair itself. Repair begins almost immediately.

Plan for Success - If you are one of the thousands of Canadians who will try to quit smoking this year, having realistic expectations is important.

Products and Supports to Help - There are products, services, and self-help techniques that can help a smoker get through the inevitable tough times and kick the habit for good.

Tips to Prevent Weight Gain - Don't let the fear of gaining weight stop you from quitting smoking. With a little planning, you can keep your weight under control.

Healthy Weight Habits - Tips for healthy eating that support your quitting efforts.

Staying Tobacco Free at Work - It can be difficult to fight the urge to go out with co-workers when they head outside to light up. To help you avoid the temptation, follow these tips.

Calculate Savings When You Quit - Smokers' Helpline has created a calculator to show what you spend and save by quitting.

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Page Last Modified: Wednesday, 03 February 2016.