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STOP​ on the Net Program​ NEW!

                                                                                             ​​​With restrictions on social gatherings and many                                                                                                 of us​ home these day​s, it'​​s never been a                                                                                                                better time to quit smoking​​. STOP on Net is a free​                                                                                              online smoking cessation research program that​                                                                                                you can complete ​from the safety of your home.​

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 What We Do

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​Treatment

 

Medication and behavioural treatment options to help people quit smoking tobacco. Available to patients and individuals across Ontario.

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Research

 

Pragmatic large-scale, and clinical trials examining ways to improve access to care & novel treatments for tobacco use and co-occuring conditions.

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Education

 

Accredited, online or in-person, trainings for providers in tobacco use treatment, chronic disease prevention, diabetes, cannabis, and other topics.​

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Knowledge Translation

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Shortening the time gap in translating research into practice. Using the Learning Health System model to rapidly iterate treatment programs.

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E-Cigarettes & Vaping

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Upcoming and recorded sessions with experts discussing emerging evidence on e-cigarettes and vaping and guidance for clinical encounters.

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Featured Project: STOP on the Net

 

NEW! An online research program ​designed to help adults ​attempt to quit smoking. Participants will be able to receive up to 4 weeks of free NRT products.

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 By the Numbers

283,444 
Patients treated
340
Partner organizations
5,951
Practitioners trained
7
University accredited
courses

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Seeking Participants for a Brain Imaging Study!
We are conducting a non-invasive brain imaging study to look at differences in brain activity within young adults aged 18 to 25 years who either regularly smoke tobacco cigarettes or regularly use electronic cigarettes. To learn more, please visit this page. COMPENSATION PROVIDED.
​​​​Stressed about COVID?​ Seeking Participants to Test an App Designed to Reduce Stress
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the National Research Council of Canada are testing the Legend of Evexia - App, a mobile app to aid with stress reduction. Help us evaluate the Legend of Evexia - App! For eligibility criteria and to learn more, please visit this page. ​COMPENSATION PROVIDED.
National Non-Smoking Week January 17-23, 2021 !
January 17th marks the beginning of National Non Smoking Week ! The Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients (STOP) Program offers smoking cessation treatment & counselling support to people across Ontario looking to quit. Download free resources to help you support your clients here. Or click here for more clients self-help resources. To keep up with new information, research projects and resources for smoking cessation during National Non-Smoking Week, follow us on Twitter @PSQuitSmoking !