Tobacco Free Nova Scotia

Provided by: Government of Nova Scotia - Department of Health and Wellness (aka DHW)

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Contact Details

Quit Line:
8-1-1
Please indicate that you are calling about the Tobacco Free program

Quit Line (English):
1-866-366-3667
Toll Free Within Nova Scotia

Quit Line (French):
1-866-527-7383
Toll Free Within Nova Scotia

SMS/Text Based Motivational Messaging:
1-902-700-7700
Text SMOKEFREE to the number to enroll * Carrier charges may apply

TTY:
1-800-670-8888

Service Website:
https://tobaccofree.novascotia.ca/

Service Description

* COVID-19 UPDATE - Government services have been affected by COVID-19 * Visit website for information on service delivery during the pandemic https://novascotia.ca/dhw/

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Offers personalized and non-judgemental support to individuals who want to stop smoking and stay smoke-free

Services offered include:

  • Quit line - A trained counsellor helps individuals develop a personal quit plan. Offers help with cravings and withdrawal, and a place to talk.
  • SMS/Text based motivational messaging - Sends helpful and motivational SMS/text messages. Carrier charges may apply.
  • Secure chat with a counsellor - Offers direct chat with counsellors securely online.
  • Online forums - Offers a place to talk online with other smokers
  • Quit pack - Sends individuals information about smoking topics that are important to them
  • Website resources - Offers online information on how to quit smoking and stay smoke-free

Eligibility

Open to all

Service Info

Quit Line:
8-1-1
Please indicate that you are calling about the Tobacco Free program

Quit Line (English):
1-866-366-3667
Toll Free Within Nova Scotia

Quit Line (French):
1-866-527-7383
Toll Free Within Nova Scotia

SMS/Text Based Motivational Messaging:
1-902-700-7700
Text SMOKEFREE to the number to enroll * Carrier charges may apply

TTY:
1-800-670-8888

Service Hours:

Monday:
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Thursday:
Friday:
Saturday:
Sunday:

9am - 10pm
9am - 10pm
9am - 10pm
9am - 10pm
9am - 7pm
10am - 6pm
10am - 6pm

Service Website:
https://tobaccofree.novascotia.ca/

Application Process:
Call or register online * When calling please indicate that you are calling about the Tobacco Free program

Documents Required:
No documents required

Fees:
No fees

Languages:
English * French * Interpreters available upon request

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

Locations

Department of Health and Wellness

Barrington Tower
Halifax, NS B3J 2A8

Accessibility:
Wheelchair accessible

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Department of Health and Wellness

Address:
Barrington Tower
1894 Barrington Street
Halifax, NS B3J 2A8

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Mailing Address:
PO Box 488
Halifax, NS B3J 2R8

Site Info

Accessibility:
Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

Service Info

Quit Line:
8-1-1
Please indicate that you are calling about the Tobacco Free program

Quit Line (English):
1-866-366-3667
Toll Free Within Nova Scotia

Quit Line (French):
1-866-527-7383
Toll Free Within Nova Scotia

SMS/Text Based Motivational Messaging:
1-902-700-7700
Text SMOKEFREE to the number to enroll * Carrier charges may apply

TTY:
1-800-670-8888

Service Hours:

Monday:
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Thursday:
Friday:
Saturday:
Sunday:

9am - 10pm
9am - 10pm
9am - 10pm
9am - 10pm
9am - 7pm
10am - 6pm
10am - 6pm

Service Website:
https://tobaccofree.novascotia.ca/

Application Process:
Call or register online * When calling please indicate that you are calling about the Tobacco Free program

Documents Required:
No documents required

Fees:
No fees

Languages:
English * French * Interpreters available upon request

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

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