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STOP with Health Care Organizations

​ Who can enroll? 

Ontario residents who are currently smoking cigarettes can contact a participating STOP Program partnering organization for more information. Currently, the STOP Program is available in most (but not all) Family Health Teams, Community Health Centres, Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics, Addiction Agencies, Aboriginal Health Access Centres, Indigenous Health Organizations, and Public Health Units in Ontario. Each organization may have additional eligibility requirements. 

Note: The STOP Program is currently available only to participating Ontario organizations. If you are unsure whether your local organization participates in the STOP Program, please contact them directly for more information.

How Does the STOP Program Work?

The STOP Program offers counselling support and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT; including patch, gum, inhaler, lozenge) at no cost to people who want to quit smoking. 

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Talk to your provider to see if you are eligible to join the program. You must be an Ontario resident who currently smokes cigarettes or recently quit.
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Complete a consent form agreeing to participate in the program and then complete the questionnaire.
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Discuss your quit plan with your health care provider and receive NRT.
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Discuss your successes and challenges.

Visit your provider every 2-4 weeks and receive additional NRT for up to 26 weeks within your one-year enrollment period.

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Provide feedback and help us evaluate the program.

Connect with the STOP team and respond to our emails or phone calls.