Smoking Cessation Program
Quitting smoking is the greatest way to improve your overall health; however, it is a serious challenge for many smokers. Our pharmacists provide a counselling service both in-person and over the phone to help you quit smoking for good.
Through our individualized quit plan service, we provide you with:
A personalized assessment of your health and smoking history to help you better understand your triggers for smoking and help improve your motivation to quit
The development of a personalized quit plan, including how to get the most of your medication and tips on overcoming the barriers to quitting you might face during your quit journey
Under the new Pharmacists’ Scope of Practice, pharmacists are able to prescribe smoking cessation prescriptions; when this is deemed necessary, all recommendations will be communicated to your physician
A personalized follow-up strategy customized for you, which can include in-person visits, telephone calls and emails to help you stay on track
This service is covered under the Ontario Drug Benefit Program for patients who:
Are 65 years of age or older
Are covered under Trillium Drug Benefit Program*
Are on The Ontario Drug Benefit drug insurance program due to disability or social assistance*
*If you do not qualify for the government program,some private insurers offer coverage for this service.
Smoking Cessation Resources
For more information on smoking cessation, please call and speak with a pharmacist today at 905-637-3833!