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Get help to quit smoking

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Ready to quit? Or thinking about it? Tried to quit a few times and worried you won’t stay smoke-free for good? Our quitline is here to help. It’s a free, confidential service for smokers.

Learn how our service works or register online for the self-directed quit program. Get exercises, tips and tools to help you quit and join our online support group to share your experiences.

Or call us – a quit coach can answer your questions, help you develop a personal quit plan or refer you to programs and services in your community.

And if you want to support someone who’s trying to quit, we can give you tips on how to help.

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Monday to Thursday: 8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

For healthcare providers
Help your clients and patients quit smoking by making a referral to Smokers’ Helpline.



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Establishing a national caregivers strategy

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