Quitting tobacco

Quitting smoking is the best thing you can do for your health. You can quit. We can help.

Our services

One-on-one support

Through our Quit Smoking Clinic we offer free one-on-one support to help you create a personal quit plan. We also provide free nicotine replacement therapy (patch, gum, lozenge, inhaler, mist) to eligible clients. (Please note, this is while supplies last.)

Telephone support

We provide information and advice to help you quit smoking. Call the Tobacco Information Line at 705.522.9200, ext. 3433, or toll-free at 1.866.522.9200, ext. 3433, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 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 April 21, 2023