Support programs & services
In addition to nicotine replacement therapy, PHSA staff can also make use of support services such as individualized coaching, support groups, and general information about smoking cessation.
Homewood Health provides smoking cessation counselling for all PHSA staff; the program includes one-on-one coaching, e-Course completion, and a workbook. The e-Course, Stop Smoking: Get Your Life Back may be completed independently, with or without the coaching option.
Access this coaching service by calling 1-800-663-1142 or by visiting Homewood Health.Visit Homewood Health
Free individualized program to quit smoking, information about available smoking cessation medication, and access to online support networks.
Visit Quit Now
Information about smoking, tobacco, lung diseases, air quality and links to support groups and other educational resources.Visit BC Lung Association
This 15-30 minute module available through the LearningHub will teach you;
- the benefits of stopping the use of tobacco,
- how withdrawal symptoms may affect you and some coping strategies to manage them
- what products are available and how to utilize them effectively to maximize your success rates
- the support services available and how to access the medications