Newfoundland and Labrador Smokers’ Helpline

Speak with a quit coach.

or call the phone number on the cigarette pack to directly connect to the

Newfoundland and Labrador Smokers’ Helpline

Easy to access

We're ready to help you take the next step in your quit journey.

Helpful information & quit tips

Find out more about quit-smoking medications and learn some new ways to get through cravings and withdrawal.

Follow-up support calls available

You may receive ongoing support through weekly follow-up calls to help you stay on track and find successful strategies along the way.

Confidential

The Helpline follows the NL Personal Health Information Act and all of the information you share is protected and secure.

Based right here in St. John's, NL

You'll reach a quit coach right here in this province. Find out more about programs available being offered in various regions of the province.

Online & Text Programs:

WEB APP

KickAsh.ca

  • Online web app
  • Free & easy to register
  • Track your progress
  • See your $ savings
  • Get encouragement & tips from other users
  • Stay motivated and on track
  • Receive notifications by email or text

TEXTS

Text 709-700-7002

  • Daily quit tips (for up to 12 weeks)
  • Live support - text back to receive answers to any questions or to get some extra personalized support & encouragement
  • Reminders, facts & links to more resources
  • Discontinue at anytime

EMAILS

shl@nf.lung.ca

  • Weekly emails (1 per week for 5 weeks)
  • Walks you through the process of quitting and provides key information for each stage
  • Another easy way to stay in touch with the Helpline
  • Email your quit coach back for extra help along the way

Online Group Program

Connect with others and get valuable support with quitting.

  • 4 interactive online sessions
  • Private online group (through Helpline website or Facebook, depending preference of participants)
  • Hand-outs
  • Group support
  • Additional 'Mini sessions' on quit-smoking topics

Our next Online Group will start up in September 2020 (dates to be announced soon!) and will run for 4 weeks on Monday evenings, 7 – 7:45pm.  Register now and we will be in touch with you once all of the details are finalized. Please contact the Helpline if you have any questions.

Web App

Personalized

Updates and stats to help track your progress

Support

Encouragement and tips from other users

Fun tools

Including: 'Distract Me' and 'Motivate Me' to help get through cravings

Savings Calculator

See how much money you're saving as you cut back and quit.

Support under NLPDP

Referral Program

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Preventing Relapse During Pandemic

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Quit Tips

Some quick tips to help you get started.

Quit Tips

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E-Cigarettes/ Vape Products

What you need to know

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Pregnancy & Smoking

Learn more about the benefits of quitting at this time.

Pregnancy

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Mental Health

Mental health, smoking & other addictions

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Have a question? Or would you like extra support on anything related to tobacco cessation?

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