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Quitting smoking

Tips and strategies to quit smoking

Learn why quitting smoking is the best thing you can do to improve your health:

Thinking about quitting? We can help:

  • Speak to your healthcare team.
  • Get support from our Sunnybrook Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) Clinic by emailing or call 416-953-2475.
    • 5-10 sessions of supportive counseling for smoking (nicotine) cessation at no cost
    • Skills on how to build motivation, set goals, manage cravings and triggers
    • Psychoeducation on forming and breaking habits, stages of change, and coping techniques
    • Information and support from a medical professional for Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
  • Call a Quit Coach at Health811 by dialing 8-1-1 (TTY 1-866-797-0007).
  • Visit for more information.
  • View our tips to quit smoking.

Resources for people with cancer:

Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do to help your cancer treatment work better and reduce the side effects of treatment.

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We acknowledge that many First Nations and Métis communities have a sacred relationship with traditional tobacco. All mentions of tobacco on this website refers to commercial tobacco products.