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STOP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Q: How many weeks of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) can I receive in total?

A: If you are enrolled at a participating Family Health Team, Community Health Centre, Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic, Addiction Agency, Aboriginal Health Access Centre or Indigenous Health Organization, you may be able to receive up to 26 weeks of NRT support within your one-year enrollment period.

If you are enrolled in STOP on the NET​​, you may receive up to 8 weeks ​of free NRT products.​


Q: Where can I get resources to help me in my quitting?

A: Have a look at our self-help materials


Q: I took part in the program a few years ago and quit, but I recently started again. Can I rejoin?

A: Depending on where you initially joined the program, you can take part in the STOP Program again. Check with your primary care provider and their organization to see if you're eligible.


Q: How often will I be contacted by the STOP Program?

A: The research staff at the STOP Program will contact you for follow-up surveys at 3, 6 and 12 months from when you first start with the program, or to clarify information. You might also be contacted by your primary care provider and their organization.


Q: I don't have reliable access to a computer or the internet. Can I still take part in the STOP Program?

A: Of course! We ask that if you don't have computer or internet access, you leave another way for us to contact you, such as your phone number.​

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