|Did You Know?|
|After Quitting For...||Benefits Include...|
|2 weeks to 3 months||
Other great benefits include:
Significant financial saving, whiter teeth and fresher breath, healthier skin and fewer wrinkles, setting a better example for children, better air quality in your home or vehicle, and many more!
Write down your reasons to quit and share them with friends and family. Post them around your home or office to act as a reminder throughout your journey to quit!
Tobacco Free Nova Scotia
Tobacco Free Nova Scotia is a personalized and non-judgemental support to help you quit and stay quit. All services are free and confidential and include a quit line, text-based and online chat with counselors. Call 8-1-1 or register online.
Doctor or Pharmacist
Your doctor or pharmacist is an excellent resource. You may want to consider trying nicotine replacement therapy (gum, patch, inhaler) or a prescription to help you quit and stay quit.
Addiction Services offices are located throughout Nova Scotia to help individuals, families and communities with problems created by the harmful use of alcohol, other drugs and gambling. They help sisters, brothers, moms, dads, husbands, wives, co-workers and friends achieve a safe and healthy lifestyle.
Stop Smoking Programs:
Freedom From Smoking
Freedom from smoking is an online quit program developed by the American Lung Association. It takes you through modules, each containing several lessons you are trying to complete, as you move through the program. This resource can be accessed anytime, day or night, on a schedule of your choosing.
Teen smokers can use this online quit program available from Health Canada.
There are a number of quit smoking apps for iPhone and Android devices that can help you track your progress through your mobile device.
- Smoke Free
- LIVESTRONG My Quit Coach
- Craving to Quit
- Quit Pro