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Smoking Cessation Support Service

Overview

The Prince Edward Family Health Team Smoking Cessation Support Service provides individualized support and education for smokers of all ages, who are interested in quitting.

Services

Our Smoking Cessation Specialists will:

  • Provide nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) free of charge.
  • Assess your smoking history
  • Help you to understand the underlying reasons for smoking
  • Work with you to develop a quit smoking plan
  • Help you pick a quit smoking date
  • Review medications that are available to help you quit smoking
  • Refer you to your health care provider if you want to try a smoking cessation medication
  • Discuss ways to minimize weight gain when quitting
  • Provide in-office or telephone follow-up support
  • Help you to revisit and revise your quit smoking plan as needed
  • Discuss participation in a smoking cessation support group

Nicotine Replacement Therapy: Helpful Videos and Interviews

Links of Interest

CAMH

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Ontario Lung Association

Smokers Helpline

Telehealth Ontario

  • To get telephone-based smoking cessation support, as of October 1, 2019, and health care information and advice, 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, call Telehealth Ontario toll free at 1-866-797-0000 or toll-free TTY at 1-866-797-0007
  • Telehealth Ontario provides services in both English and French, with telephone interpretation available to support callers in more than 300 languages.
  • Telephone calls from Ontario using the telephone number on cigarette packages will be responded to by Telehealth Ontario.
  • Ontario has previously strengthened smoking and vaping laws to keep harmful products out of the hands of children and youth

Making an Appointment

If you are contemplating quitting call our central scheduling line at 613-476-0400 ext. 201 to make a Smoking Cessation appointment.

You do not need a referral to obtain an appointment.