Want to QUIT SMOKING? HERE’S HELP… QUIT SMOKING SUPPORT SMOKERS’ HELPLINE
A package of information on ways to make quitting
easier is available from Kelsey Trail Health Region.
This confidential and free helpline provides
To access this package or to speak to someone
one-on-one counseling and uses a proven method
about quitting, call Mental Health & Addiction Services at (306) 752-8770.
The Helpline encourages you to call if you are:
See your pharmacist for pharmaceutical aids
(nicotine patches, gum lozenges, inhalers) that
provide small amounts of nicotine that may ease
- a smoker who has quit & would like support
withdrawal symptoms. Zyban or Champix can also
be prescribed by your doctor or nurse practitioner.
- someone who wants information to help
Both prescription drugs are now covered under the
provincial drug plan subject to the provincial drug
The Helpline is open: PACT PROGRAM
(Partnership to Assist with Cessation of Tobacco)
TOBACCO! Ask today how to make a PACT to quit.
To find a PACT Pharmacist near you visit
or call (306) 586-1700 and SMOKERS’ HELPLINE ONLINE
Free confidential help is only a click away.
www.smokershelpline.ca TOP 10 REASONS TO QUIT BENEFITS OF QUITTING 1. Better Health
Within 20 minutes of quitting your heart rate
As soon as you quit your body starts to heal
Within 8 hours carbon monoxide level drops in 2. Better breathing
your body and the oxygen level in your blood
The longer you smoke the harder it is to
Within 48 hours your sense of smell and taste 3. Personal appearance
improves and your chances of having a heart
appearance by reducing bad breath, yellow
teeth and fingers, and prematurely aging
Within 72 hours your lung capacity increases and
bronchial tubes relax, making breathing easier.
4. Role model for children
Within 2 weeks the nicotine is removed from your
Be a positive role model for your children,
Within 3 months circulation improves and lung 5. No more Second Hand Smoke
If you quit smoking you will help protect your
Within 6 months coughing, sinus congestion,
tiredness and shortness of breath improve.
Within 1 year your added risk of coronary heart 6. Better sense of smell
disease is half that of a smoker’s and your risk for
When you quit smoking, your sense of smell
will increase and everything will smell better
~ including yourself, your house and your
Within 10 years risk of dying from lung cancer is 7. Fewer Places to Smoke
Within 15 years risk of dying from a heart attack
public places, including workplaces, there
Smoking affects almost every organ and system in your body. The good news is the 8. Smoking is Expensive minute you stop smoking your body begins to heal and get stronger. 9. Smoking is a fire hazard 10. It is never too late to quit smoking MONEY SAVED FROM QUITTING
If you have tried to quit before, take this as
a positive sign, not failure. It often takes
several quit attempts to quit for good ~ each
time you try to quit smoking you are closer
to your goal. Keep trying and don’t get
Based on pack-a-day use at $11 a pack Created December 21, 2010
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