Quitting tobacco

Many smokers struggle to quit and stay quit. Professional help will increase your chances of success. You can quit. We can help.

Our services

One-on-one support

Through our Quit Smoking Clinic we offer free support to help you create a personal quit plan and help with the cost of nicotine replacement therapy.

Telephone support

We provide support 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.

Group workshops

We offer free workshops. Eligible participants will receive:

See below for upcoming dates:

Sudbury, March 5, 2019, at 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 February 19, 2019