Do you want to quit smoking cigarettes?

We can help. Attend a free STOP cessation workshop presented by a Toronto Public Health Nurse to learn about:

  • Cessation strategies – how to start a quit attempt
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy – the different types and how to use them
  • Resources for quitting – eligible participants will receive free nicotine patches

For more information, call Toronto Public Health at 416-338-7600 (Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.).

STOP Workshops

Walter Stewart District Branch,

Toronto Public Library

170 Memorial Park Ave

Date: February 20, 2018

Time: 5-8pm


Toronto Christian Resource Centre

40 Oak Street

Date: February 22, 2018

Time: 9:30am-12:30pm


Parliament Library

269 Gerrard St E

Date: March 21,2018

Time: 1-4pm


Get a Quit Kit

For a free Quit Kit, contact **Toronto Public Health at
Our Quit Kit includes: sugarless gum, a stress ball, a toothbrush and other tools to help you through your cravings.

**The personal information in this e-mail is collected under the authority of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, 1990, s. 9.

Additional resources

In August 2011, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care announced funding for the Pharmacy Smoking Cessation Program; pharmacists provide quit smoking counselling for people receiving the Ontario Drug Benefit.

In October 2012, the Ontario government gave pharmacists the authority to prescribe drugs to help people quit tobacco.

You can also speak to a quit coach at Smokers’ helpline at 1-877-513-5333. Personalized telephone counselling is available in 100 languages.