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Advice for Cutting Back
Self Help Resources
Physicians for a Smoke-Free

or Quitting Smoking

*One Step at a Time booklets
Information and resources to reduce smoking (Canadian Cancer Society)
Smokers’ Helpline
Helps adults work through the quitting process. (Canadian Cancer Society)
519-432-1137 or 1-877-513-5333
Smoke-Free Housing Ontario
Free, confidential service from a trained quit specialist. Interpreter services in over 100 Learn about your options to live smoke-free! languages by phone. Develop a “Quit Plan”. Health Canada – “Go smokefree!”
Learn how to cope with cravings or withdrawal Facts about tobacco, second-hand smoke, and symptoms. Manage stress. Discover new quit quitting smoking. *On the Road to Quitting
Youth Resources Toll-free 1-877-513-5333
Quit 4 Life Program
For youth ages 14-19. Interactive program Ontario Cessation Supports
online. Downloadable copies of Q4L book. Smokers’ Helpline Online and
Text Messaging
Online Information
Make informed decisions. Learn how to fight back against the tobacco industry’s schemes. Discussion forums, Quit Meter, Quit Buddies, Hall of Fame, e-mail. You Can Be. Smoke Free! And
other Healthy Living Topics at
Supportive Text Messages for 13 weeks.
Interactive information for quitting smoking. Online information on smoking cessation, physical activity, nutrition, and living healthy Tobacco Facts
Resources, tools, information, & downloads Information for moms and health professionals Evidence-based information about safety or on the dangers of smoking (e.g. Poster Child) risk of drugs, chemicals, and disease for Health Canada – Youth Zone
Toll free 1-877-327-4636
Canadian Lung Association
Facts about smoking and being smoke-free. Resources to quit smoking. Encourage someone to quit smoking or tell friends you are quitting Middlesex-London Health Unit
Call 519-663-5317 ext. 2411 to speak to a
Smoke Free Movies
Public Health Nurse at the Middlesex-London Fight the tobacco industry’s tactics of using Health Unit about cutting back or quitting Smoke-Free Ontario – Quit Smoking
movie starts to influence youth to smoke. smoking. Information about programs running Medications
Nicotine Replacement Therapy

1. List your reasons to quit and review
Discuss with your doctor, pharmacist or other The Patch, Gum, Lozenges, and Inahler are all 2. Think about your past quit attempts.
types of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) to help you quit smoking. To learn more about 3. Keep a record of when, where and why Centre for Addiction and Mental Health website 4. Identify your triggers and stressors and learn ways to cope with them.
Nicotine Free Options
5. Build support. Tell a supportive family
Prescribed by your Health Care Provider member or friend that you are quitting and Zyban® and Champix® are two quit smoking medications. Ask your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse practitioner for more information about 6. Set a quit date within a month.
these medications and others to help you quit. 7. Consider stop-smoking aids like NRT
(nicotine gum, lozenge, patch, inhaler) or Research Programs
medications like Zyban® or Champix®.
University of Western Ontario studies for those 8. Plan your activities for your first
eligible who want to quit smoking. Visit smoke-free week. Eat fruits, vegetables
9. Deal with cravings: keep busy, drink
• It takes more than will power to quit
physically active and get plenty of rest. 10. Reward yourself. Be positive! If you
Psychological AND Physical aspects of
Information, social support, and planning
to cope with cravings and withdrawal are
important for your attempt to quit smoking. • Different methods work for different
people. Many people try quitting a number
of times before they quit for good!


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