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Smoking Cessation Program

Image of broken cigarettesGiving up smoking is the single most important thing you can do for your health!

Our Cessation Program offers Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) - patch, gum, inhaler, lozenge - at no cost and counseling support to Family Health Team Patients who want to quit.

How to Join

Ready to quit?
If you are interested in quitting smoking and want to join the program, please inform your physician or call the front desk to book an appointment.

What to expect

The initial visit
Lasting at least 60 minutes, we will review your current smoking habits and situation, and form a “quit plan”. We may suggest medications to help you with your quit plan.  You may choose to enrol in the STOP program.

About the STOP program

The STOP with Family Health Teams (FHTs) is an Ontario-wide program designed to help people reduce or quit smoking. A key element of the program is to facilitate access to nicotine replacement therapy (NRT).  6 months of nicotine patches, gums, inhalers or lozenges may be supplied.

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