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.)

Cessation Workshop

Walter Stewart District Branch

Toronto Public Library

170 Memorial Park Ave.

Date: February 20, 2018

Time: 5 – 8 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

Toronto Christian Resource Centre

40 Oak St.

Date: February 22, 2018

Time: 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

Parliament Library

269 Gerrard St. E

Date: March 21, 2018

Time: 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

York Woods Library

1785 Finch Ave. W

Date: April 9, 2018

Time: 4 – 7:30 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

Lillian H. Smith Library

239 College St.

Date: Wednesday April 18, 2018

Time: 6 – 9 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

Albion Library

1515 Albion Rd.

Date: Tuesday April 24, 2018

Time: 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

Parkdale Library

1303 Queen St. W

Date: Friday May 11, 2018

Time: 2 – 6 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

The 519 Church Street Community Centre

519 Church St.

Date: Tuesday June 5, 2018

Time: 6 – 10 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

 Toronto Reference Library

789 Yonge St.

Date: Thursday September 27, 2018

Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

Woodside Square Library

1571 Sandhurst Cir.

Date: Saturday October 13, 2018

Time: TBD

Title Description
Cessation Workshop

Walter Stewart District Branch

Toronto Public Library

170 Memorial Park Ave.

Date: February 20, 2018

Time: 5 – 8 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

Toronto Christian Resource Centre

40 Oak St.

Date: February 22, 2018

Time: 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

Parliament Library

269 Gerrard St. E

Date: March 21, 2018

Time: 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

York Woods Library

1785 Finch Ave. W

Date: April 9, 2018

Time: 4 – 7:30 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

Lillian H. Smith Library

239 College St.

Date: Wednesday April 18, 2018

Time: 6 – 9 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

Albion Library

1515 Albion Rd.

Date: Tuesday April 24, 2018

Time: 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

Parkdale Library

1303 Queen St. W

Date: Friday May 11, 2018

Time: 2 – 6 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

The 519 Church Street Community Centre

519 Church St.

Date: Tuesday June 5, 2018

Time: 6 – 10 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

 Toronto Reference Library

789 Yonge St.

Date: Thursday September 27, 2018

Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Cessation Workshop

Woodside Square Library

1571 Sandhurst Cir.

Date: Saturday October 13, 2018

Time: TBD

Get a Quit Kit

For a free Quit Kit, contact Toronto Public Health at publichealth@toronto.ca**

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

Our Quit Kit includes:

  • sugarless gum
  • a stress ball
  • a toothbrush
  • other tools to help you through your cravings

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.