Quit Smoking


Quitting Smoking

Ready to quit? Call the Health Unit at 705-474-1400 or toll-free 1-800-563-2808. Quitting is a process and can be different for everyone. We can help you find the best available tools and programs in your community to support you in your goal of becoming smoke-free. You can also check out the Local Quit Smoking Supports guide. 

STOP on the Net

Interested in free nicotine replacement products to help you quit smoking?  If you are 18 years or older and live in Ontario, you may be eligible to receive 4 weeks of nicotine patches and gum/lozenge mailed directly to your door! To learn more about STOP on the Net and to get started, visit: www.stoponthenet.com

Smokers’ Helpline

SmokersHelpline.ca is your 24/7 touchpoint for getting and staying smoke-free. Registering at SmokersHelpline.ca gives you access to:

  • your own personal Quit Plan to complete as you prepare to quit, and to reference as you go smoke-free
  • your personal quit calculator
  • our community of quitters
  • e-mail with content and motivations tailored to your quit date
  • easy registration for all of Smokers’ Helpline’s services
  • One Step at a Time self-help materials

Health Connect Ontario

(Formerly Telehealth). Trained staff can support you with your quit plan and provide you with tips and strategies to make your quit successful. You can call 811 or chat online at any time to get started.

Quit and Win!

Quit smoking for the first week of the month and you could win $500. Register now for free at www.FirstWeekChallengeContest.ca or call Smokers' Helpline for more information. By quitting smoking for that first week, you’re 9 times more likely to quit for good.

Walk or Run to Quit

Learning to walk or run 5 km can help you quit smoking. Not only will getting active help you with your withdrawals and cravings, you also have a chance to win a 10.5-inch IPad Pro. There are different ways you can participate. Visit www.runtoquit.com to learn more.


North Bay

345 Oak Street West

Parry Sound

70 Joseph Street Unit #302

Burk's Falls

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)