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How to get started at: The Nicotine Dependence Clinic (NDC)

​​​To learn more about the services provided at the NDC, click​ here​.​ ​


​​​​Step 1 Call and register with Access CAMH (416-535-8501, press 2)


New Patients: Register with CAMH by calling Access CAMH (416-535-8501, press 2).

CAMH Patients: Call Access CAMH (416-535-8501, press 2) to be connected to the NDC.

You will receive a phone call to attend the "Getting Started​" workshop.

Step 2 Attend Getting Started workshop (90 minutes, every Tuesday at 1pm)



Once you receive the call to attend the "Getting Started" workshop, you can sign-up for one of the Tuesday sessions. In this workshop, staff at NDC will talk about people's dependence on tobacco, and tobacco cessation strategies and treatment.
Step 3 Initial Comprehensive Assessment



​After attending the "Getting Started" workshop, you will have an appointment set to see one of our therapists who will talk with you to figure out why you use tobacco, your strengths, and your needs while you're trying to quit.
Step 4 Health and Medical Appointment



A nurse or doctor will do a health assessment and talk about tobacco cessation medication. Patients will have the option of receiving up to 26 weeks of free NRT through the STOP ​Program.

Optional Support Groups




Ongoing weekly support groups are available to all patients of t​h​e NDC​.


Refer Your Patient to the NDC

Patients can self-refer for services at the NDC. For New Patients, please call to register with Access CAMH (416-535-8501, press 2). 

For CAMH Patients, call Access CAMH (416-535-8501, press 2) to be connected to the NDC. Collaborating agencies can refer according to the special pathways designated for your agency.