Did you know that almost 50% of daily smokers want to quit some point in the next 6 months? Also, when making a quit attempt, the majority people try to quit on their own without any support or assistance? Fortunately, there are many support options available to you in Chatham-Kent. Check out the variety of options available and select something that fits for you.
Need further assistance? You can always connect with us at 519-352-7270 ext 2488 or email us at CKSmokefree@chatham-kent.ca for more information.
Doctor's Office Quit Supports
Nicotine Replacement Therapy
Many doctor's offices in Chatham-Kent have programs where patients can access free or low cost Nicotine Replacement Therapy (patches/gum).
Online and In-Person Counselling
There are many counselling options available to you. Online, phone, text messaging and groups are just some of the options. Connect with Smoker's Helpline to help decide what's best for you.
NEW! Supports for Young Adults
Are you between the ages of 18-29 and looking to quit smoking? You can get free NRT (patchs/gum) sent directly to your home without an appointment. (Some conditions apply.)
NEW! Telehealth Quit Smoking
Free phone supports and counselling 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Supports are available in multiple languages. *Please note: some delays currently due to COVID-19
Our Current Options
CK Public Quit Clinic
We are currently not accepting any new clients for our quit clinic. Should you need assistance in navigating supports that are currently available please email us at CKSmokeFree@chatham-kent.ca where we can better assist you.
Do you have an Ontario Drug Benefit Card?
Some quit smoking medications like Champix and Zyban may be available to you for lower costs. Try speaking to your doctor or pharmacist if this is an option you're looking to explore.