I want to quit smoking. How can Mohawk help?

Making the decision to quit smoking is perhaps the most difficult step in the process. Congratulations! You are taking a big step towards a healthier life.

Mohawk’s Wellness4U team is here to support you through your “quit” journey.

Please refer to the list of resources below to help with tobacco cessation.

Hamilton Quits Smoking: Nicotine Replacement Therapy Pathway (PDF)

Leave the Pack Behind

Leave The Pack Behind is a tobacco control program that offers individuals 18 – 29 years of age smoking and quitting information, personalized support, and quitting resources – all for free. It is funded by the government of Ontario.

Visit the Leave the Pack Behind website or visit C109 to make an appointment re: Nicotine Replacement Therapy

Quitting 101

Hamilton Quits Smoking: Nicotine Replacement Therapy Pathway (2.1mb) 

Secondary resources:

Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society quit line is available to help you. It's a free, confidential service for smokers. Find out more information or register online for the self-directed quit program.

Crush the Crave App

(Leave the Pack Behind (LTPB) and the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact collaboration)

Crush the Crave offers a customized quit plan that helps young adults track smoking habits and understand cravings. Features include supportive text messages, graphic displays of progress, geotagging to track where a user craved or smoked a cigarette, notifications of money saved, health improvements and achievement of goals, virtual rewards, a leaderboard, health benefit calculators, ability to upload pictures and videos, and access to quit lines. Available for Android and iOS platforms.

Hamilton Public Health

Hamilton Public Health Services – Telephone Service – Tobacco Hotline

110 King St. West, 4th floor, Hamilton, ON L8P 4S6
Hamilton Public Health Services Website

The Lung Association

Before you set your quit date you need to prepare. Take time to think about when, where, and why you smoke. If you understand your smoking habits and triggers, you’ll have a better chance at success.

Visit The Lung Association's website

Smoker’s Helpline

For news, tips and to be in touch with those who have quit, are trying to quit, or are supporting others, connect on Twitter at: twitter.com/SmokersHelpline.

Visit the Smoker's Helpline website