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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
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-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
Documents Required
No documents required
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 17, 2020