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Advice for Cutting Back Self Help Resources Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada 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 thetruth.com 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. www.smokershelpline.ca
You Can Be. Smoke Free! And other Healthy Living Topics at Smoke-FX Supportive Text Messages for 13 weeks. www.healthylivinginfo.ca
Interactive information for quitting smoking.
Online information on smoking cessation,
physical activity, nutrition, and living healthy
Tobacco Facts Motherisk Pregnets
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 QUIT TIPS
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. Smoking?
these medications and others to help you quit.
7. Consider stop-smokingaids 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 Remember…
• 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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