Tobacco & Smoking

Quit Smoking and
Tobacco Counselling

Quitting smoking is the single best thing you can do to improve your life and health. You can quit smoking forever with planning, some new skills, motivation and support. Even if you slip up, don’t stop trying to quit!

Ready to talk about quitting?

Telehealth Ontario has proven tips and tools to help you quit using tobacco and increase your chance of being successful in your quit attempt. For free, personalized and non-judgmental support, advice and information call TeleHealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 today.

Talk Tobacco  1-833-998-8255,

Free confidential program offering culturally appropriate support and information about quitting smoking, vaping and commercial tobacco use to First Nations, Inuit, Metis and urban Indigenous communities.  Talk Tobacco has proven, free and personalized services and tools to support those who want to quit.

STOP on the Net

STOP on the Net is an online program that can help you quit smoking cigarettes. If you are 18 years or older and live in Ontario, you may be eligible to receive 4 weeks of free nicotine patches and gum/lozenge mailed directly to your door!

To learn more about STOP on the Net and to get started, visit:

Quit Smoking and Vaping Support for Youth

Quitting can be hard. With every quit attempt you learn something new about yourself and your smoking patterns. Every quit attempt gets you closer to quitting for good. Don’t quit quitting!

Thought About Quitting? (2022 Youth Cessation Resource)

Group Support for Women:


The Choose to be …Smoke Free support group is also available for women. Help with transportation and childcare, and a $10 gift card will be provided for each session, as well as cost-free NRT for women who find it difficult to quit smoking using non-pharmacological methods.

For more information or to register, contact the health unit at 705-743-1000, ext. 330

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) is the most commonly used treatment for smoking cessation and can help reduce the effects of withdrawal.

On-Line Support:

For on-line tools, email support, an on-line community, text messaging support and live chat by text, visit


Quit Smoking Help in Peterborough
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