15 Pippy Place, 3rd Floor, Carnell Building, PO Box 13457, Station A, St. John’s, NL A1B 4B8
Smokers’ Helpline: 1-800-363-5864 Fax: (709) 726-2550
Mandate: The SHL is dedicated to improving public health and the quality of life by reducing and eliminating tobacco use in NL; reducing the provincial smoking rate; and by encouraging and supporting Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans of all ages to quit using tobacco and stay tobacco free.
Target Population: All ages across the province; smokers and non-smokers
Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:
- The SHL offers a variety of services to help individuals quit (or reduce) smoking. Smoking cessation information and support is available over-the-phone, online, and through texts and emails.
- The SHL is not only for smokers, the Helpline regularly receives calls from others such as health professionals, employers, and friends/family members of smokers.
- Individuals may sign-up to receive support with quitting through a text message program (receive 1 text per day for up to 12 weeks) and an email program (receive 1 email per week for 5 weeks).
- There is a web-based app, KickAsh, which provides helpful and fun tools to help individuals get motivated and stay on track with quitting.