Help for smokers: Leave
The Pack Behind
253-3000 ext. 3261
Medical & Health Services
University of Windsor
CAW Student Centre, 2nd floor
A project implemented by
students to provide information about smoking to post-secondary
students attending Ontario’s universities and colleges.
Free Services include:
- One Step @ a Time booklets for smokers appropriate
to their stage of change
- computer assessment of your smoking
- one-on-one support
- education on addictive properties of nicotine
and health risks of
- smoking and ETS (environmental tobacco
- assistance to get naggers off your back
For a doctor’s appointment
call 973-7002. The physicians offer stop smoking counselling,
follow-up, and smoking cessation medication assessment.
Canadian Cancer Society
Self help booklets/videos
are available for those trying to quit. Booklets include If You’re
a Man/Woman Who Wants To Quit…. Cost: free.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Fact sheets and pamphlets
are available by fax or mail.
Lung Association, Essex County Region
256-3433 or 1-800-972-2636
The self-help booklet Get
On Track is available to those who are actively making changes
to quit smoking and remain smoke free. Cost: free.
Sandwich Community Health Centre
Free services include one-to-one
counselling and monthly workshops to support people who want to
quit or have already quit smoking. Individuals must reside in
Sandwich Community to be eligible.
Windsor-Essex County Health Unit
258-2146 ext. 275 or 276
One Step At A Time is a
self-help program which is available free of charge, by mail.
There is a different five-step program for adults and for teens.
Additional fact sheets and pamphlets are also available.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
254-4345 or 1-800-HSF-INFO
Information and resources
on smoking are available free of charge.
Discuss medication options with your doctor
or pharmacist. Self-help books, audio cassettes and video-tapes
are available at bookstores and public libraries.
Note: This listing may
not be complete. Please check other community listings or contacts
directly for more details.