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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.

Tobacco Free Nova Scotia 

Call 811
Monday to Thursday: 9:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Live chat available

  • Quit for a chance to win a car and cash prizes!

    Walk or Run to a Smoke-Free Life. Walk or Run to Quit can help you quit smoking by learning to walk or run 5 km!

    The program is for all fitness levels and our simple step by step approach makes it easy to quit smoking by becoming more active. Walking and running can help cope with discomfort and cravings while cutting down and quitting smoking. Walk or Run to Quit has two ways to participate: You can Train on Your Own OR get extra support by joining a 10-week Training Program. Register for Walk or Run to Quit to be entered into our contest to win $1000 if you stop smoking by the target quit date and stay quit for at least 5 weeks! Non-smokers who join an In-store Training Program to support a friend with their quit are eligible to win a $500 draw prize. Full contest rules here.

    Learn more at runtoquit.com

 
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