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A New Tool Highlighting What We Offer

April 11th, 2017 by Smokers' Helpline

Attention Healthcare Providers, Community Organizations, Workplaces & Other Helpline Partners: We have developed a new tool to easily provide a little more information about the Helpline’s services to your patients, clients & employees. We know that often your clients may have questions about exactly what the Helpline provides. We hope this brief “1-pager” will answer […]

On Monday, Mar. 20th, the Helpline made a special presentation at Western Memorial Regional Hospital’s Pre-Admission Clinic. Tanya Barnes Matthews, Regional Health Educator for Western Health, works closely with the Helpline and made the presentation on our behalf. The Pre-Admission Clinic at this hospital has implemented a systematic approach to asking all new patients whether […]

Run to Quit Program – Registration Now Open!

March 17th, 2017 by Smokers' Helpline

Run to Quit is an innovative smoking cessation program that helps smokers quit smoking by learning to walk or run 5 km! Walking and running can help smokers cope with discomfort and cravings while cutting down and quitting. The program is for people of all fitness levels and ages. Run to Quit offers participants 2 […]

Today Dena King, a nurse practitioner at the Emergency Department of James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander, was presented with a special award from the Smokers’ Helpline to recognize her outstanding work in helping her patients quit smoking. Over the past year she referred almost 100 people to the Smokers’ Helpline services through our Referral […]

“Break It Off” App to Help you Quit

February 1st, 2017 by Smokers' Helpline

Have you heard about “Break it Off”? Download the app and take this valuable quit-smoking tool along with you to help you stay on track with quitting: tips to avoid temptations, track your progress, share your achievements and more! There’s also a contest! Easily enter to win 1 of 5 $1000 gift cards. Play […]