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Northwestern Health Unit
Tobacco / Vape Free Living
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  • Provides information and free resources to support and encourage individuals to quit smoking, protect the public from second-hand smoke and prevent youth from smoking
  • Promotes Canadian Cancer Society's smoker's helpline
  • Offers Brief Intervention Cessation Counselling (BICC)
  • Enforces the Smoke-Free Ontario Act
  • Supports smoke/vape-free outdoor space by-laws and smoke/vape-free housing
  • Provides a website with tobacco laws, smoking cessation tips, facts about second-hand smoke and activities teens have organized to fight tobacco
  • Offers sign-up forums to become involved in ways to quit smoking and to fight tobacco
  • Offers support and guidance to any youth desiring to become involved in health advocacy issues/public health programs

Offers various youth programs such as:

Smoke Free Movies
  • Provides facts and figures about the movie industry's endorsement of smoking
  • Provides online avenues for youth to become involved in the fight against smoking appearing in movies
  • Partners with organizations in attempting to get youth-related movies with smoking in them rated "R"
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Brief Intervention Cessation Counselling
Available to anyone wishing to quit smoking
Youth Programs
Individuals 12-18 years of age
Application Process
Brief Intervention Cessation Counselling
Available upon request on walk-in or phone basis
Youth Programs
Sign up online or contact youth coordinator at the office
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
November 5, 2019

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