The physicians at Student Health Services are here to assist you in quitting smoking. Make a doctor's appointment at 519-973-7002 to talk about your concerns and to learn more about quitting. Smoke/Quit booklets were prepared specifically for the young adult and are available at Student Health Services free of charge. Nicotine replacement therapies NRT (nicotine patch or nicotine gum) is available free of charge at Student Health Services if a patient is interested in using the product for help in quitting.
It takes time and planning to quit smoking. Most smokers pass back and forth through five stages of change on their journey to quit smoking. These stages are the same worldwide and learning about them will help you in your own quitting process.
Leave The Pack Behind is a research-based program for young adults. Their EQuit program helps university students look at their smoking habit and make changes they want to make.
About Leave the Pack Behind:
Leave The Pack Behind is an Ontario research project related to smoking cessation and the young adult.
Want to help a friend quite smoking?
Explore the website Leave the Pack Behind for assistance. TelephoneSmoker's Helpline is a free confidential telephone service you can call for easy access to a trained Quit Specialist sponsored by the Canadian Cancer Society. Call 1-877-513-5333 for answers to your questions and support in quitting. Or, check out their website for more information with the following link: Smoker's Helpline.