Tobacco Control Symposium to be held in Sept. 2018 in Dartmouth, NS

A Tobacco Control Symposium will be hosted by the Lung Association of NS and Smoke-Free NS and will take place on September 28th, 2018 at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Dartmouth, NS. Plenary speakers are Dr. David Hammond PhD, a Professor and CIHR Applied Chair in Public Health in the School of Public Health […]

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Mental Health or Addiction Services – Important Links for You!

Find the Right Mental Health or Addictions Service Websites of the Regional Health Authorities and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador have up-to-date information for you. Along with regional services, there are many mental health and addictions services that are provincially available:  ‘In An Emergency’  Help Lines and Navigator  Online Supports  […]

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Bridge the gApp – Access Innovative & Inspiring Self-Help Info

Bridge the gApp, a free online mental health resource, instantly connects people to self-help information, tools and local supports through a searchable service directory. The website had recently been redesigned and we encourage you to check it out at bridgethegapp.ca. From the Bridge the gApp website: This is a new way to connect with guidance […]

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Smoking and Pregnancy

Effects of Smoking During Pregnancy When a mother smokes, the chemicals within that cigarette reach the fetus through the placenta and umbilical cord. The nicotine in cigarettes narrow blood vessels throughout your body, reducing the amount of oxygen and essential nutrients your baby receives. A decrease in oxygen and increase in carbon monoxide to a […]

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Walk or Run to Quit – Spring 2018 Session – Register Now

Quit smoking with a proven program: Walk or Run to Quit This program is a partnership between the Canadian Cancer Society and Running Room. It supports the use of walking or running to help people quit smoking. Over the course of 10 weekly sessions, Training Program participants get step-by-step instructions to learn to walk or […]

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