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
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.
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.