Click on any of these links for more information about tobacco use and how to quit:

Help to Quit

Help if You’re Not Ready to Quit

Helping Someone Else Quit

Help to Quit

There are a number of resources available to help when you’re ready to think about stopping tobacco use (including phone, online, print, and in-person support):

Telephone Support: Smokers’ Helpline

Smokers’ Helpline offers telephone counseling - speak to a Quit Coach, build a quit plan, receive 1-on-1 guidance

Online Programs, Resources and Apps

In-Person Support

Kick Butt Program at Wellness Institute at Seven Oaks Hospital - a one-on-one cessation counseling program. 1075 Leila Ave; (204) 632-3900.

Tools to get you started

The following are a few quick tools to help you get started (more tools and information is available on the websites listed above).  You may want to print them:

Benefits of Quitting

Charting your Cigarettes

Withdrawal Symptoms and How to Cope

Preparing for Quit Day

Managing Stress When Quitting Smoking - General Coping Strategies

Help if You’re Not Ready to Quit

There are several resources available to help when you’re just starting to consider quitting or not ready to quit:

Thinking About my Smoking - (decisional balance) worksheet

For smokers who don’t want to quit - a self-help guide developed by Canadian Cancer Society (also available as a print resource - call: 204-774-7483)

Helping Someone Else Quit

There areresources available to help if you’re interested in helping someone else to quit.

Youth and Quitting - Label Me Tobacco Free - a guide for health care providers and parents to support youth who use tobacco

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