Quitting

Are you getting ready to quit? Are you thinking about quitting? Maybe you have quit recently? No matter where you’re at, we can help. We offer quitting services for individuals and groups, as well as information for health professionals.

Our services

Counselling and a voucher program

Through our Quit Smoking Clinic we offer free personal counselling and help with the cost of nicotine replacement therapy.

Telephone support

We provide brief counselling by phone. Call the Tobacco Information Line at 705.522.3433, or toll free at 1.866.522.3433 Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Self-help quit information

We have resources that can be mailed to you.

Quit smoking workshops

The STOP (Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients) Program from CAMH (The Centre for Addictions and Mental Health) offers a three-hour educational workshop and a five-week kit of nicotine patches to eligible participants in the Public Health Sudbury & Districts area.

See below for upcoming dates:

June 6, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
July 4, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
August 1, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
September 11, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
October 3, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
November 7, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
December 5, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Assistance for workplaces and community groups

Find out more about group cessation support.

Information for health professionals

Help your clients quit smoking.

Other support

If you receive benefits from Ontario Works (OW), the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), the Trillium Drug Program (TDP), or are a senior, you may be eligible for low cost prescription medications to assist with quitting. Talk to your health provider to learn more.

MATCH Study provides 12 weeks of approved medication (bupropion or varenicline) at no cost to help participants quit smoking.

A free and confidential service to help you quit (Smoker’s Helpline)

A contest that encourages smokers to quit (First Week Challenge Contest)

For youth

Quitting support for ages 18-29 (Leave The Pack Behind)

A program to help youth quit tobacco (Quit4Life)

A facilitator’s guide to helping youth quit (Quit4Life)


This item was last modified on May 29, 2018