Employment Opportunity: Part-Time Position

Health Educator The Lung Association, Newfoundland and Labrador in St. John’s, NL, Canada The Smokers’ Helpline is a program of the provincial Lung Association. The Helpline offers a variety of services to help people quit smoking. Smoking cessation information and support is available over-the-phone, online, and through email and text messages. The Health Educator will […]

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Tobacco Control Symposium 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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